Prodigal Son (Part I)

Will Tommy Garcia rescue Gladwyne’s foundering Peace Mission? Not if Mother Divine has her way.



“Prodigal Son” and “Keys to the Kingdom,” September and October 2010.
In this powerful two-part series, senior writer J.F. Pirro documents the 74-year saga of Gladwyne’s Peace Mission, one of the Main Line’s most mysterious and controversial institutions. Much of the story is told through the eyes of a man who was thought to be a potential successor to its deceased leader, Father Divine. The revelations about the withering cult and its reclusive matriarch are shocking.


[Part 1 of 2. Click here for the conclusion.]

“She is wonderful. She is wonderful. God bless Mother forever.”
 

With the Peace Mission seemingly on its last legs, its picturesque headquarters in Gladwyne is still a sight to see, even if its aging matriarch, Mother Divine, remains largely out of sight. Just when a savior seemed unlikely, a former Peace Mission prodigy has emerged with a plan to resurrect the controversial movement—if only he could get Mom onboard.

A photo of a young Tommy Garcia used in his Peace

Mission recruitment.

Mrs. M.J. “Mother” Divine stands before her 20 visitors in a matching navy-blue overcoat, knit hat and wool pants. Her earmuffs are white, her orthotic shoes an institutional tan. Not that color matters here at Woodmont, the Gladwyne headquarters of the Rev. M.J. “Father” Divine’s International Peace Mission Movement, an interracial religious and social sect that peaked in the 1930s and still worships its founder as God.

The 74-acre Woodmont estate is the dissipating movement’s self-proclaimed “Mount of the House of the Lord.” Beyond its parking lot, which Mr. Leon supervises, a series of solar panels powers the property’s newest structure, a library dedicated to housing Father’s words and wisdom. “We’re going green around here,” says Mr. Roger, another Peace Mission “brother.”

With a date-stone that reads 2009 A.D.F.D. (Anno Domini Father Divine), the library is one of two Peace Mission shrines. Father is buried in a reported $300,000-$500,000 mausoleum in the shadows of the striking 1892 Gothic manor house built by Alan Wood Jr. Perched high above what were once Wood’s steel mills in Conshohocken, Woodmont was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1998. Near the bronze plaque indicating as much, a matching smaller one simply reads, “Peace.”

“No snow is falling on us,” says Mother privately but within earshot, her eyes but horizontal slits recessed in a puffy face. “It’s a beautiful sky. It’s good to get out of the house.”

Then, as if on cue, Mother greets the participants in Woodmont’s Winter Trek, a long-standing public walking tour of the grounds. Her voice elevates a notch: “Peace, everyone. Welcome. Thank God for this beautiful day. Let’s first go over here and take a good look at Conshohocken.”

With a female follower on each arm—one black, one white—Mother makes her way up the embankment of Montgomery County’s highest peak as another follower fawns over her: “Peace, Mother dear.”

But that’s as far as Mother Divine gets this February morning. For the first time in more than 30 years, she won’t be leading the tour. Yvette Calm will. When approached on her retreat to the manor house, Mother immediately consents to an interview at the mere mention of discussing Father Divine and Woodmont. “I can talk to you right now,” she says, her eyes widening, her mouth forming a smile harmonious with her kingdom name, Sweet Angel.

But almost instantly, the request—like others before and since for this story—is quashed by her entourage. “Later, after the walk,” several say in unison.

Now in her mid-80s, Mother Divine has lived an extraordinarily public life. But as her physical and mental health has deteriorated, she’s been carefully coddled and guarded. Her receding public persona raises questions—suspicions even—about the Peace Mission’s intentional community (sociological lingo for a cult) and about Woodmont, also the spiritual headquarters for Palace Mission, Inc., one of the movement’s incorporated churches. Even so, the estate remains free and open to public tours on Sunday afternoons from April through October.

Father Divine died in 1965. His death is the impetus behind the group’s annual “Holy Days” open house held Sept. 10-12. Yet Peace Mission members continue to live at Woodmont and various Philadelphia outposts with same-sex, “opposite-complected” (Peace Mission speak) roommates. They practice celibacy. Followers say they neither look back nor forward. Ideologically, there’s no past or future. There are no time lines, no seasons. They do not reminisce. Heaven is on Earth—or at least atop the Mount of the House of the Lord.

At the movement’s height, Peace Mission membership was thought to be 2 million, with an estimated 170 “heavens,” or extension settlements. Now, like their aging matriarch, most followers—all of them systematically stripped of family at one point—are in their 80s, 90s or older.

The Peace Mission’s Woodmont headquarters in Gladwyne.

So what happens when Mother Divine lays down her physical body? What lies ahead for the pristine Gladwyne property that Palace Mission communally owns? Who gets whatever millions might remain from the lifetime work and contributions of thousands of converts? When a cult dies, exactly who is left to pick over its carcass? And does its religion survive?

In one way or another, the answers to these questions may well involve 56-year-old Tommy Garcia. Mother Divine has publicly called him “a thorn in her side.” But he’s also a willing savior, despite what 6 ABC conveyed last fall. Though its cameras were turned away at Woodmont’s gates, its story insinuated that Garcia has a lawsuit against the Peace Mission. Nothing could be further from the truth.

Garcia was raised in the movement. And if he’s permitted to return to his childhood home, he has a plan reminiscent of Father Divine’s original outreach efforts—one that could reverse years of social damage and abuse he and other defectors say they’ve experienced.

He’d like to use Woodmont as a hub for launching a foundation for abandoned children—like he once was—and another foundation to bridge the country’s enduring racial divide.

“[Mother Divine’s] cronies and handlers think I’m a threat to the later part of their lives,” says Garcia. “They’re living in a make-believe land of luxury, and they’re scared I’ll take that away. Plus, I know too much, have seen too much—and I talk up a storm.”

 

The office where Garcia first met Father Divine.

In some ways, Tommy Garcia died and went to heaven when he arrived at Woodmont in June 1962. That first day, Father Divine greeted the 8-year-old with a big smile, telling him his real mother and father didn’t want him, but that Father did. Then, he was ushered off with a chauffeur and bodyguard named Happy Love to buy clothes at the King of Prussia Plaza. “Tommy, I’m not God,” Garcia recalls Father Divine telling him. “But these people believe I am—and I don’t want to disappoint them.”

Tommy was enrolled at Gladwyne Elementary School between 1962 and 1965. Judy Bard, his fifth-grade teacher, recalls that he was always dirty and that no one ever came to his parent-teacher conferences. “He was hiding his identity,” Bard says now. “He was driven by limo, but insisted that he was dropped off a few blocks away. In those few blocks, he dirtied his clothes. He didn’t want anyone to know who he was.”

Before long, other kids caught on anyway. They noticed that the rich kid in the limousine had a last name that didn’t jibe with the Gladwyne stereotype. Trouble followed. One day, Tommy bloodied a bully’s nose after the adversary asked if that “ni---r on the top of the hill with the white wife was his daddy.”

The school called Woodmont. Father Divine wouldn’t stand for violence—not in a peace mission. To avoid further harassment, Garcia says, Father directed a high-ranking church officer, Ms. St. Mary Bloom, who sometimes acted as his guardian, to prepare adoption papers (documents that have never surfaced) to officially make Tommy a Divine. But after Father’s death, Mother sent Tommy to the Church Farm School in Exton for seventh and eighth grade from 1966 to ’68. While there, Garcia contacted his biological father, Tomas Guillermo Garcia, in California. He left the mission with Mother’s advice to “learn all you can learn about the outside world, then come home to Woodmont.”

As an adult, Garcia paid his former elementary school teacher a visit—first to her classroom, then to her home. “That night, he told me the story I never knew,” Bard recalls. “But he also wanted to learn about himself. He was trying to piece together his past.”

The way Garcia explains it, Father Divine—then in his mid-80s—had needed a successor to groom. According to him, Father had sent a recruiter to the West Coast to find a “brown, little boy with charisma.” In The New Day, the Peace Mission’s now-defunct weekly newspaper, which last published in 1992, Father spoke of symbolically uniting Canada, the United States and Mexico to form a single borderless continent.

In Garcia’s view, Mother Divine—born Edna Rose Ritchings in Vancouver (which the mission denies, as it does Father’s early life as George Baker Jr., the son of Southern sharecroppers) represented Canada. Father was the United States. Tommy, the offspring of a Greek mother and Mexican father, represented Mexico.

Peace Mission recruiter Louise Schell came upon young Tommy and his birth mother, Georgia Costa Garcia, who was photographing him on Sunset Boulevard just outside Paramahansa Yogananda’s Self-Realization Fellowship Temple in Los Angeles. Photos were sent to Father for approval. Garcia says he later saw them in a safe at Woodmont.

Garcia still recalls Schell’s piercing blue eyes as she convinced Georgia to travel to Philadelphia to escape an abusive, alcoholic husband and father. Within two hours of their arrival at Woodmont, Tommy was separated from his mother and his younger sister, Susy, then 3.

The Peace Mission has a long documented history of separating children from their birth parents, then raising them within the sect under guardianship. Swarthmore’s David Clark, a founding board member of the Recovering Former Cultists’ Support Network, says cults offer “idealistic altruism but, in reality, are very exploitive.”

“Only the leadership benefits,” asserts Clark, an International Cultic Studies Association speaker for two decades now.

Keenly aware of their inherent legal, civil and religious rights, cults orchestrate custodial matters in ways that won’t—and can’t—be legally contested. Sects infiltrate counties or states that are favorable to them, particularly with regard to religious tax exemptions, says Clark.

Other than Father Divine, Tommy was the only one with a private room at Woodmont. It came by request after he claimed he was sexually abused and shot at on the estate the week he arrived. Garcia says he also wore handcrafted suits identical to Father’s. At the Holy Communion Banquet, the mission’s ongoing religious celebration, he sat in a lion’s head chair, the type reserved only for Father and Mother.

But the first time Margaret Faith met Tommy at Woodmont, he was crying in a corner of the kitchen. “No one wants me,” she recalls him saying.

“I made friends with him,” recounts Faith, an octogenarian who lives in an Ardmore apartment and, for decades, was Father’s personal waitress. “We were nice to Tommy. I was very fond of him. But now what I’ve heard [about a lawsuit], I don’t like. He didn’t even get that close to Father—definitely not. There were a lot of different children we were taking care of. In his case, we had no choice. He was brought—dumped, you might say.”

After Tommy left the movement, his sister, Susy, remained with the Peace Mission until 1974. There, she battled drug abuse and endured a longtime consensual teenage sexual relationship with a middle-aged, now-deceased follower. After a subsequent pregnancy and abortion, she was exiled for bad behavior, married at Elvis’ Graceland to a Hollywood dentist, only to be murdered by two strangers in Los Angeles in 1993—a case that was solved in three days. “Her brainwashing had a direct effect on her death,” says Garcia, who considers her mission relationship a molestation. “She was still living in the other world, the only one she ever knew. Susy didn’t have a chance. They stole her soul.”

In 1978, Garcia’s birth mother legally changed her name to Harmony Faith Love. She died in the movement on Jan. 25, 2001, and the non-traumatic seizure said to have killed her still puzzles her son. Police and the Philadelphia Medical Examiner’s Office documented a bottle of Dilantin on her nightstand. It’s a medication known to produce a lateral stare (and compliance), but also commonly prescribed 30 years ago for epilepsy. Garcia maintains that there was never a family history of the disorder. Following an autopsy, she was immediately cremated when Philadelphia funeral director Bernard J. Archer was told Ms. Harmony had no immediate family. Four months later, Garcia received a certified letter from the movement with a copy of his mother’s death certificate. It was wrapped in Peace Mission letterhead.

It’s likely that a few phone calls made by Lori Garcia stirred the anti-Tommy stew at the Peace Mission. Unbeknownst to her husband, Lori called Woodmont in early 1998 and asked for Mother Divine. She wanted to know the whereabouts of Garcia’s birth mother. Apparently, because Lori’s maiden name (Reicheg) sounded similar to a last name of two other sister-followers (Kryshak), she was put through. She introduced herself as Tommy’s wife, but Mother wouldn’t answer questions.

“She kept repeating, ‘The spirit moves in mysterious ways,’” Lori remembers. “She must have said it 20 times. Then I hung up.”

It’s the only contact the two ever had.

In May 1999, Lori reached Garcia’s mother at her job in the Key Flowers dining room at Father’s Divine Tracy Hotel in Philadelphia. “I told her who I was, and all she kept saying was, ‘I don’t identify with those links (nondescript code, Lori believes, because her conversation was monitored).’ I thought, ‘Is she totally brainwashed?’ At the end, I said, ‘You are my mother-in-law. You are Tommy’s mother. We will always have a place for you. You can come live with us and be safe.’ All she said was, ‘I will keep your information for future use.’ Then, less than a year later, she suddenly disappears.”

 

Garcia and his sister Susy in 1960.

Father Divine’s Modesty Code: “No Smoking. No Drinking. No Obscenity. No Vulgarity. No Profanity. No Undue Mixing of Sexes. No Receiving of Gifts, Presents, Tips or Bribes.”

Following Tommy Garcia’s years at Woodmont, it took his sister’s murder, years of soul searching, his marriage to Lori, and hypnosis in 2006 before he could confront his past and focus on the future. As founder of the Association for the Alignment of Past Life, Dr. Morris Netherton has encountered some bizarre cases in his 45-year career, including victims of Germany’s Josef Fritzl, who fathered six children during a 24-year confinement with his sex-slave daughter. Within six weeks, Netherton broke the spell on Garcia.

“Father Divine turned him into the Little Divine One,” Netherton says. “He was told his whole life, ‘This will all be yours. When Father dies, you’re the leader, the messiah, and all the land and money is yours.’ Then, Mother Divine stepped in.”

In those sessions, Garcia recounted his sexual abuse away from Woodmont in Divine-run city hotels, where interracial male roommates engaged in sex acts in his presence, then involved him. He could name names, but he hasn’t publicly. He was never abused by Father Divine, but the Peace Mission’s celibacy code inspired same-sex activity, since there was “no undue mixing of the sexes,” says Garcia.

“Tommy’s case is real,” says Netherton. “[Under hypnosis], his story never changed, and he would not—and could not—find what’s not there. I really hope he finds peace, but there was this contrast between the way things were supposed to be in the kingdom and the way he was literally raped. I asked him over and over, ‘Are you sure you want to put this out there?’ He said, ‘Yes, I want to tell the truth about them.’”

Garcia contends that the bulk of the abuse he suffered was mental. “Master Tommy,” he says, was never brainwashed as a follower, only as a leader—to attain his status as the Son of God, as the Prodigal Son. “I had to march in step to that, or the threat was that I would be sent to an orphanage,” he says. “I was a Garcia, but I had to act like a Divine. Father Divine made me feel more special than my own dad ever did. He showered me with gifts, all totally contradictory to the code. Once, for me, he had a banquet with entirely Mexican food. The person I am today is not because of my (ill and largely estranged) biological father, but because of Father Divine.”

Garcia recounts his last visit to Woodmont in 1989. After a banquet, Mother rose and addressed the crowd, saying she was aware that many followers didn’t believe in her deity or rank as Father’s “Spotless, Virgin Bride.” Followers adored Father’s first wife, who was black. But he told his flock that the white woman he named “Sweet Angel”—who may have been 50 years younger when they married in Washington, D.C., on April 29, 1946 (another Peace Mission celebration day)—was a reincarnation of Peninah, his first spouse, who’s said to have died in 1943.

In response, Garcia rose and defended Mother. “During my speech, followers began shouting, ‘Praise the Lord! The Prodigal Son has returned!’” he says.

As Mother retreated upstairs that night, she called to Garcia, telling him that no one had ever defended her in front of the followers. “She thanked me,” he says. “She also said she was aware that (high-ranking church officer) Dorothy Darling wanted to speak with me—but that, if I loved her the way she knew I did, I would honor her request not to speak with Ms. Dorothy.”

Garcia believes Darling—who, before her death in or around 2002, told others that she was unhappy with how the Tommy issue was handled—may have held his adoption papers after Ms. St. Mary Bloom died in a mission residence fire some 20 years earlier. Or, at least she knew about them. This spring, without success, Garcia searched adoption records in Montgomery County and New York, Father’s headquarters before his move to Philadelphia in 1942. A similar search here came up empty .

“So I was kidnapped, brainwashed, molested, told no one wants me,” he says. “Now, [I’m] told I’m a thorn in Mother’s side when she’s been a dagger in everyone’s back all her life. Inside, I feel like damaged goods, but I can’t act that way.”

 

Followers come out in droves for Father in the 1930s.

On the Main Line, the singular enduring image of Father Divine’s Peace Mission was the caravan of black limousines that always came and went along Spring Mill Road to and from Woodmont. Others still speak of Divine’s fleet of domestic workers for hire. With names like Sincere Enthusiasm, they surrendered the bulk of their earnings for the right to live communally as consecrated co-workers and worship Father Divine as a deity.

Divine’s is a well-documented social model. Beginning in 1919 and strengthening from the Great Depression through the 1940s, the Peace Mission uprooted followers from their families—and from poverty—turning them into a loyal, self-sufficient lot. “What began happening en masse [for blacks] in the 1960s and ’70s, Father Divine began in the 1930s,” says Bob Thomas, an architect who, in the early 1990s, did the master planning at Woodmont that led to the visitors’ center and library.

Critics say Father—all 5-foot-2 of him—was a dynamic salesman who used religion and economic desperation to prey on weak minds. At open banquets, he fed guests, then bowled them over with charismatic sermons and stories of faith healing and acts of retribution. Still, Garcia says, “As happy as all of those people were supposed to be, they weren’t happy every day.”

But snitching often advanced standing, and surviving followers and defectors remain fearful of retribution. Emptied of their finances, many were left too insolvent to leave.

Sonya Hoffmann was a child in the mission from 1960 to 1972. She was raised in multiple Main Line homes with her German grandmother, live-in housekeeper/follower Elise Vollman (known as Lisa Free in the movement). Anytime Hoffmann was sick or injured, she was told it was Father’s retribution for bad behavior—and that she must beg his forgiveness to be cured. After she burnt a hand black, the mission never took her to a doctor, but Bryn Mawr Elementary School finally did when the wound wouldn’t heal.

A month from graduation in 1972, she says Mother yanked her out of Lower Merion High School—then, ultimately, “put her out” (mission speak for expulsion) weeks before her 17th birthday, and after a drug overdose and hospitalization.

“There was so much damage done,” says Hoffmann, now 55. “Adults are supposed to help kids grow, but everything they did to me was harmful.”

Hoffmann’s grandmother was pressured to surrender custody of her, but she never did—which explains why they lived outside movement-owned properties. Her grandmother died in the movement at age 103 in 2003, and she’d been told never to speak with Sonya later in her life. “By then, I was what they call ‘mortal flesh,’” says Hoffmann.

Sometimes called angels, Peace Mission members continue to follow doctrine, speaking from scripts, as if frozen in time. “They made me listen to tape recordings of Father Divine,” Garcia says. “They made me read The New Day daily. But Father Divine never preached to me—not once. He told me he wasn’t God. But most of the rest of them pushed that he was God for 24 hours a day.”

Still, Father’s spirit and charisma moved many—Garcia included. All were left to interpret the influence. Books on Father and the movement tend to end with his death. They don’t address the decline of the sect as it has evaporated—and continues to evaporate—under Mother’s charge. Garcia’s view, and that of others, is from the inside out.

 

The Divine Lorraine, one of two Philadelphia

hotels owned by Father Divine.

Both before and after the death of Father Divine, a battle for succession at the Peace Mission was being waged. The Rev. Jim Jones, the infamous leader behind the 1978 Jonestown Massacre in Guyana, had visited Father as many as six times between 1959 and 1965. That much has been substantiated by the Jonestown Institute at San Diego State University.

Like Garcia, Jones was led to believe he’d succeed Father Divine. In part, some researchers and historians suggest that Tommy Garcia was recruited to stifle Jones’ increasingly aggressive interest.

After Father’s death, Jones would arrive with “train-length” busloads of his own followers, says Hoffmann. In a final takeover attempt in 1971, he left with 30-40 mission members. “For two weeks, it was a battle of the cults, back and forth across the banquet table over which one was better,” she says. (Read the Peace Mission’s response to the Guyana mass suicide six days after the tragedy at libertynet.org/fdipmm/mdbook/jimjontx.html.)

“Father Divine taught [Jones] to be God,” says 80-year-old Ted Patrick, who was a special consultant to Gov. Ronald Reagan before he left to turn cult deprogramming into an art form.

Often jailed and sued, the San Diego resident claims 2,600 deprogrammings, including some in Philadelphia involving Peace Mission followers. “He had a lot of people fooled,” Patrick says of Father Divine. “Everybody knew him in those days as God Almighty, King of Glory.”

Rebecca Moore, the chair of San Diego State’s religious studies department, lost two sisters (Carolyn Layton, Jones’ female companion who ran daily operations, and Annie Moore, his nurse) and a nephew at Jonestown. Twelve years ago, she joined her husband, Fielding McGehee III, in forming the Jonestown Institute, starting the process of uniting some 100 Jonestown survivors, preserving some 35,000 Peoples Temple resources and formally linking Jones to the Divines. “One reason Mother Divine was so hostile to Jim Jones is because she saw him as a real threat,” says McGehee. “Now, Tommy is trying to do the same thing. I’m sure Mother Divine does not distinguish between the two.”

E. Black, a 30-year Peace Mission researcher who conceals her real name, has written extensively that the current incarnation exists only as an immediate support system for Mother Divine and her current staff. “It has absolutely no social reach or impact on the contemporary societies where it states it exists,” she says, pointing out that the movement is engineering a move into extinction.

Garcia admits that his relationship with Mother Divine was always strained. He calls her shrewd and calculating.

“Is she the head of the movement?” he poses. “Yes—because of her position. But can she lead? No. All of the followers have left except for a small group of those who’ve decided that they should continue to live a life of luxury and privilege off the backs of thousands. And that’s where we disagree.”

Now a local short-sale real estate investor, Hoffmann says the mission “worked me to the hilt.” Before child labor laws, she picked in Woodmont’s fields from 5 a.m. on Saturdays until banquet at 2 p.m., then served all night. She says she was never paid a penny for 40-plus work hours a week. After she turned 16 and had working papers, she washed dishes for two months at Haverford College. Those checks went to her grandmother—then, presumably, to the mission.

“If [Mother dies] tomorrow, I won’t shed a tear,” says Hoffmann. “I feel sorry for all those people who worked their behinds off for all those years, for those who bought the properties, for those who gave up all of their money only in the end to not even be properly taken care of.”

 

Father Divine with his first wife, Peninah.

Father Divine has a 1,293-page FBI file. It’s been reported that he moved to Philadelphia to escape a $6,000 legal summons won by a defector in New York. Among his diverse service-industry businesses were grocery stores, gas stations, farms in New York, and real estate holdings everywhere. On the wealthy Main Line, his domestic housekeepers filled an undeniable need.

It’s always been difficult to track Father Divine’s following in Europe and elsewhere. Every business, farm, hotel or church was a self-contained, well-oiled moneymaking machine. But just before his death, the machine began leaking oil. The last of the 25 New York heavens was sold in 1985. The Peace Mission extension in California dried up in the ’90s.

The mission’s Philadelphia decline is perhaps most notable for the recent sale of its two landmark hotels. The 10-floor, 350-room Divine Lorraine on North Broad Street became the first integrated first-class hotel in America in 1948. It first sold for a reported $2 million in 2000, twice since, and was just listed by the Preservation Alliance of Greater Philadelphia as an endangered property. The Divine Tracy in West Philadelphia sold for a reported $9 million in 2006, and now houses Penn and Drexel students.

In the end, there simply weren’t enough of their own to operate the hotels according to Father Divine’s code. Garcia and Hoffmann estimate that 90 percent of the followers remaining after Father’s death left under Mother’s early reign.

“The difference was in how people were treated,” says Hoffmann, who was stripped of the be-all, end-all “Rosebud” choir jacket Father had given her at age 6. “It was all Mother. She was it. She was the ruling factor. It was her way, and you had to do what she wanted. If there was resistance, she started her stuff. She was ruthless—quite contrary to her name, Sweet Angel.”

At 92, Bernard Archer is among the oldest licensed funeral directors in the state. He has handled the Peace Mission’s city business since 1969. But not at Woodmont, where “a classy undertaker” goes. He gets the call if there’s a death at South Broad Street’s Circle Mission Church, Home & Training School or the Westminster Evangelical Home, the mission’s designated elder-care facility on North 41st Street.
Up until the past six or eight years, an automatic cremation was ordered. “The body was always burned,” Archer says.

Now, there are traditional viewings and burials that about 20 people attend, but the death rate is down to one or two a year; it was eight or 10 for years, Archer says.

One source says Mother Divine has been centralizing control and funneling money back to Woodmont. Another says she’s “downloading the organization to practically nothing.” Like a pension system, if no one is paying in, funds dry up. Father didn’t believe in health or life insurance—let alone Social Security—so something has to give.

“Either they run out of people, run out of money, or both,” says Dan Fascione, a 30-year neighbor whose property borders Woodmont on three sides.

Fascione has sat with Mother and her advisers at Woodmont. He says it’s clear that a “genius” is running affairs—whoever it is. “It’s like the last of the Shakers (at Sabbathday Lake, Maine), so it’s an eerie feeling,” he says. “And I do worry about it.”

No one knows—or won’t say—what happens when Mother dies. The Peace Mission’s ideology doesn’t support any sort of hierarchy or develop leaders. “There are no layaway plans,” says Meekness Faith, one of two Peace Mission church presidents who spoke on Mother’s behalf after the February trek at Woodmont.

But concern for the fate of the mission may be unwarranted. Former Gladwyne ward commissioner Ken Davis suggests that maybe there’s an outsider—an element of surprise—that no one knows about. Still, he says, “I hope [Mother] and the movement have made provisions. It would be foolish, if not.”

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Explore Cinderella & Co.--Three Fairy Tales Reimagined at the Brandywine River Museum of Art. This exhibition will feature a braod array of illustrations for three well-known and...

Cost: Included with Museum admission

Where:
Brandywine River Museum of Art
1 Hoffman's Mill Road
Chadds Ford, PA  19317
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Straight Out of Ireland looks to showcase the incredible work of 26 Irish artists and 12 American artists inspired by contemporary Ireland. All the work displayed highlights the stylish, modern...

Cost: $35

Where:
Sacred Heart Academy
480 S Bryn Mawr Ave
Bryn Mawr, PA  19010
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Sponsor: Irish Immigration Center
Telephone: 610-789-6355
Contact Name: Nicola Bell
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September 10, 2019–January 5, 2020  A 19th-century prosthetics workshop, a jazz club featured in the Green Book, and a Polish-American car dealership are vastly different businesses,...

Cost: $6-$20 per nonmember. Members free.

Where:
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
5105 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Sponsor: Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
Telephone: 800-448-388
Contact Name: Information and Tours
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Water/Ways, an exhibition from the Smithsonian’s Museum on Main Street, explores the relationship between people and water. It explores the centrality of water in our lives including its...

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
WheatonArts
1501 Glasstown Road
Millville, NJ  08332
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September 28, 2019 – March 17, 2020 Follow the untold story of Irish soldier and artist Richard St. George, whose personal trauma and untimely death provide a window into the entangled...

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

Where:
Museum of the American Revolution
101 S. Third Street
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Telephone: 215-253-6731
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Interdisciplinary artist Rashaad Newsome’s multipart project, Black Magic, is on view at Philadelphia Photo Arts Center. Black Magic is a holistic reflection on agency,...

Cost: 0

Where:
Philadelphia Photo Arts Center
1400 N American Street
Philadelphia, PA  19122
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Sponsor: Rashaad Newsome
Telephone: 215-232-5678
Contact Name: Lori
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July 11, 2019–January 5, 2020, Center Gallery   The hit Broadway musical Hamilton sparked renewed interest in the Founding Father and his relationship with Aaron Burr, whom...

Cost: Members free. $6-$20 per nonmember.

Where:
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
5105 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Sponsor: Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
Telephone: 800-448-3883
Contact Name: Information and Tours
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Opening Weekend will be a massive celebration, featuring energetic Aztec and West African dance performances, talks with the artists who installed their work in the Africa galleries, pop-up expert...

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

Where:
Penn Museum
3260 South St
Philadelphia, PA  19104
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Telephone: 215-898-4045
Contact Name: Julianna Whalen

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SPECIAL EXHIBIT: Open September 28, 2019 - March 17, 2020 What can a life tell us about an era? Follow the untold story of Irish soldier and artist Richard St. George, whose personal trauma...

Cost: Included with Museum Admission

Where:
Museum of the American Revolution
101 S. 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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  Announcement to Area Artists, Art Lovers, & Collectors   From: Philadelphia / Tri-State Artists Equity Artists Equity Fall Members Show, The Incredible Lightness of Art,...

Cost: Free

Where:
Community Arts Center
414 Plush Mill Rd
Walingford, PA  19086
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Sponsor: Philadelphia / Tri-State Artists Equity
Telephone: 215-738-7089
Contact Name: Boris J Dirnbach
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Embark on a globetrotting expedition where dinosaurs reign throughout the land. Dinosaurs Around the World introduces visitors to more than a dozen animatronic dinosaurs on a voyage from the...

Cost: Additional $5 with General Admission

Where:
Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University
1900 Ben Franklin Pkwy
Philadelphia, PA  19103
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Contact Name: Carolyn Belardo
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1889 was the year painter William Lathrop came to Bucks County and founded an artist colony that would later be known as the New Hope School of Pennsylvania Impressionism.  Bucks County, its...

Cost: Free

Where:
Gratz Gallery and Conservation Studio
5230 Silo Hill Road
Doylestown, PA  18902
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Sponsor: Gratz Gallery & Conservation Studio
Telephone: 215-348-2500
Contact Name: Paul Gratz
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Come visit Santa Claus in his home away from the North Pole until December 24th. Make memories this holiday season and get your pictures with Santa at the Concord Mall.

Cost: Free

Where:
Concord Mall
4737 Concord Pike
Wilmington, DE  19803
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Contact Name: Vanessa Augello

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Meet Lila Liberty, a young hero on a quest to spread acceptance and kindness. To complete her mission she needs to collect all six of her Super Hero Gadgets, like Respectacles to see different...

Cost: Included with Admission

Where:
National Liberty Museum
321 Chestnut St.
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Sponsor: National Liberty Museum
Telephone: 215-925-2800
Contact Name: Tessa Coberly
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From the dazzling gold of Queen Elizabeth’s coronation robe to the simple sophistication of Princess Margaret’s wedding dress, Costuming THE CROWN at Winterthur Museum, Garden &...

Cost: $20 adults

Where:
Winterthur Musuem, Garden & Library
5105 Kennett Pike
Winterthur, DE  19735
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Funky Brunch is a FREE indoor craft fair & vendor market at Ardmore Music Hall featuring local vendors, brunch menu, and great music.

Cost: Free

Where:
Ardmore Music Hall
23 E Lancaster Ave.
Ardmore, PA  19003
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Enjoy a relaxed morning out with your little one while engaging with art in the galleries at the Brandywine River Museum of Art. This guided tour is designed especially for adults accompanied by...

Cost: Free with Museum admission

Where:
Brandywine River Museum of Art
1 Hoffman's Mill Road
Chadds Ford, PA  19317
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Truck loads of food are coming to Linvilla Orchards for a Food Truck Frenzy! We are partnering with a variety of food trucks to bring you this exciting event at Linvilla.   We’ll...

Cost: varies

Where:
Linvilla Orchards
137 W Knowlton Rd
Media, PA  19063
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Telephone: 610-876-7116
Contact Name: Linvilla Orchards
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Make an elegant wreath and fill your home with the scent of fresh pine. Let our talented Garden Center Staff guide you through making your own beautiful wreath for the holidays. Greens and frame...

Cost: $35

Where:
Linvilla Orchards
137 West Knowlton Road
Media, PA  19063
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Sponsor: Linvilla Orchards
Telephone: 610-876-7116
Contact Name: Zeynep Davudoglu
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YO, PHILLY. Want to be a part of Philly’s LARGEST Tailgate ever? Yeah, ya do! Join us at Xfinity Live! on Sunday, November 17th and help us make history happen. If there's one thing...

Cost: Free

Where:
Xfinity Live
1100 Pattison Avenue
Philadelphia, PA  19148
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This exhibition in the Down Jersey Folklife Center at WheatonArts features paj ntaub artworks and jewelry created by Hmong master artist and teacher, Pang Xiong Sirirathasuk Sikoun. Many of Pang...

Cost: Admission will be $12 Adults, $11 Seniors, $7 Students, Children 5 & under free

Where:
WheatonArts
1000 Village Dr
Millville, NJ  08332
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Now that the Eagles have officially kicked off their season, it’s time to start watching football the right way – with a drink in your hand at Harrah’s Philadelphia....

Cost: Pay as You Go

Where:
Harrah's Philadelphia Casino & Racetrack
777 Harrah's Blvd
Chester, PA  19013
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Enjoy relaxing live music with different artists throughout the season while sipping on local, delicious wine. Each weekend at Penns Woods Winery! View the live music schedule...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Penns Woods Winery
124 Beaver Valley Road
Chadds Ford, PA  19317
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Together ARTsisters Exhibition Opening Reception: Together will be on display at Da Vinci Art Alliance from November 17th-24th with an opening reception on November 17th from 1pm-3pm. Together is a...

Cost: Free

Where:
Da Vinci Art Alliance
704 Catharine St
Philadelphia, PA  19147
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Telephone: 215-550-1446
Contact Name: Jillian Buxton

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It is 1798, and Richard St. George — an artist, wounded Revolutionary War veteran, and wealthy landlord — is in the midst of confronting the second violent revolution of his life. In...

Cost: Included with Museum Admission

Where:
Museum of the American Revolution
101 S. Third Street
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Telephone: 215-253-6731
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In this heartwarming and romantic musical comedy, a group of holiday carolers tell the story of Della and Jim, desperately in love with each other but also penniless at the holidays. In their...

Cost: $42-$75

Where:
Walnut Street Theatre
825 Walnut St
Philadelphia, PA  19107
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Telephone: 215-574-3555
Contact Name: Kevin Vestal
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Lead by renowned plastic surgeon Dr. Brad Bengtson, Bengtson Center for Aesthetics and Plastic Surgery offers the full range of surgical and non-surgical medical aesthetics including breast...

Cost: 0

Where:
The Bengtson Center
2155 East Paris
Suite 100
Grand Rapids, MI  49546
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Telephone: 616-588-8880
Contact Name: Brad Bengtson
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It’s sparkle time at Franklin Square for the 2019 Franklin Square Holiday Festival, including a winter beer garden with fire pits for warmth and charm and Ben’s Sweets & Treats...

Cost: Free

Where:
Franklin Square
6th and Race Streets
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Sponsor: Historic Philadelphia Inc.
Telephone: 215-629-4026
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a.kitchen returns with its annual Choucroute and Cider Fest which will run from November 2 through November 30 this year. While this festival is a tradition of sorts for a.kitchen + bar, this...

Cost: $35

Where:
a.kitchen + bar
135 S 18th St
Philadelphia, PA  19103
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With an immensely diverse body of creative work, Ed Emshwiller is perhaps one of the most significant moving image artists of the 20th century. From his early science fiction illustrations in the...

Cost: $8 – $10

Where:
, PA


Sponsor: Lightbox Film Center
Telephone: 215-895-6590
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The Irish Immigration Center of Philadelphia presents the “Straight Out of Ireland” exhibit. Inspired by the contemporary offerings of the Irish arts and crafts industry, the exhibit...

Cost: $25-$35

Where:
Sacred Heart Academy
480 S. Bryn Mawr Ave
Bryn Mawr, PA  19010
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Photo Pop is back! Photo Pop's Winter Wonderland exhibit is an experience where guests can immerse themselves in a magical Wonderland filled with selfie-worthy art, sensational murals,...

Cost: $15 for adults, $10 for children 10 and younger, free for children 5 and under

Where:
Photo Pop Philly
111 S Independence Mall E
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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The infinite beauty of storytelling consumes this provocative adaptation of Homer’s classic. The Trojan War is placed beside our modern day, presenting the allure of wartime heroism and the...

Cost: $18 and up

Where:
Arden Theatre Co - Hamilton Family Arts Center
62 N 2nd Street
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Sponsor: Arden Theatre Company
Telephone: 215-922-1122
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The 5 Part Shamanic Apprenticeship  with Amy Mermaid IsakovSanctioned Shamanic Teacher in the Pachakuti Mesa TraditionCross-Cultural Shamanic Arts for Personal and Planetary RenewalYou...

Cost: 1500

Where:
Valley Forge Mountain
, PA  19460


Sponsor: Village Welness
Telephone: 610-203-3747
Contact Name: Lance Isakov
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Based on the book by Cheryl Strayed, Tiny Beautiful Things explores Strayed’s time as the anonymous advice columnist, Dear Sugar. While navigating her readers’ questions and...

Cost: $18 and up

Where:
Arden Theatre Company
40 N 2nd St
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Telephone: 215.922.1122
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Inspired by a true story from the 1920's, this play is performed in situ in a mansion where the mansion is the stage and the audience moves between its grand stately rooms as the drama and...

Cost: $60

Where:
Greystone Hall
1034 Phoenixville Pike
West Chester, PA  19380
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Sponsor: The Colonial Playhouse
Contact Name: Kathleen Malloy

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The greatest fairy tale never told comes to life as never before in Shrek The Musical, the award-winning Broadway musical based on the Oscar-winning movie. A reclusive ogre finds himself on a...

Cost: $27-$97

Where:
Walnut Street Theatre
825 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA  19107
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Fairytales collide in our brand new holiday panto — Robin Hood is dead, his merry men are in hiding, and Nottinghamshire is taken over by a greedy villainess. (Gasp!) Can a new hero, or...

Cost: $35-58

Where:
People's Light
39 Conestoga Road
Malvern, PA  19355
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Join us in honoring Linda and Norman Garfield for their years of dedication to AMIT and the children of Israel. 3 of our students will be in attendance to share with you their stories, talents and...

Cost: 180

Where:
Hilton Philadelphia
City Ave
Philadelphia, PA
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Sponsor: AMIT Children
Telephone: 410-484-2223
Contact Name: Robbie Pearlstein
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Your favorite nerdy battle is back for Round 2 with an all-new cast. Will Team Wars or Team Trek walk away with the win?   REPRESENTING TEAM WARS: Selene Rose as MAZ KANATA Kyla...

Cost: 15-25

Where:
Franky Bradley's
1320 Chancellor St
Philadelphia, PA  19107
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Contact Name: Dark Side Burlesque
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In this heartwarming and romantic musical comedy, a group of holiday carolers tell the story of Della and Jim, desperately in love with each other but also penniless at the holidays. In their...

Cost: $42-$75

Where:
Walnut Street Theatre
825 Walnut St
Philadelphia, PA  19107
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Telephone: 215-574-3555
Contact Name: Kevin Vestal
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Students in West Chester University's Department of Theatre & Dance Present Fefu and Her Friends, by Maria Irene Fornes. 

Cost: $12

Where:
West Chester University
E.O Bull Center for the Arts
2 R
West Chester, PA  19383
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Sponsor: Department of Theatre & Dance
Telephone: 484-459-3849
Contact Name: Christine Kozsuch

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Tuesday - Saturday performances begin at 8 PM Sunday performances begin at 2 PM   By William Shakespeare Directed by Edward Sobel​   Beware the forest outside Athens,...

Cost: $21 - $25

Where:
Villanova University - Vasey Hall
800 E Lancaster Ave.
Villanova, PA  19085
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Sponsor: Villanova Theatre
Telephone: 610-519-7474
Contact Name: Villanova Theatre Box Office
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At Eureka Day School in Berkeley, all decisions are made by consensus and diversity of opinion is valued. But when a mumps outbreak hits the school, it turns out that not everyone in this conscious...

Cost: $15 - $55

Where:
The Drake Theatre
302 South Hicks Street
Philadelphia, PA  19102
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Sponsor: InterAct Theatre Company
Telephone: 215-568-8079
Contact Name: Arthur Robinson
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Heading to the game on Sunday but don’t know what to bring? South Square Market has you covered. With hoagies, water bottles, soda, chips, french onion dip, and cookies, you’ll be the...

Cost: varies

Where:
South Square Market
2221 South St, Philadelphia, PA 19146
Philadelphia, PA  19146
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Set your calendars and call your friends because Bryn + Dane’s is bringing Saturday and Sunday all-day BRUNCH at our Malvern location! Whether you’re getting the weekend started or...

Cost: Varies

Where:
Bryn + Dane's Malvern
615 N Morehall Road
Malvern , PA  19355
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Sponsor: Bryn + Dane's
Telephone: (610) 296-5555
Contact Name: Bryn + Dane's
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The Miraculous Medal Shrine Solemn Novena Theme: The Sacrament of Penance Monday– Friday Mass Schedule 7:00 a.m. (Novena/Mass) 9:00 a.m. (Novena/Mass/Sermon) 12:05 p.m....

Cost: 0

Where:
Shrine of the Miraculous Medal
500 E. Chelten Ave
Philadelphia, PA  19144
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Telephone: 215-848-1010
Contact Name: Shrine of the Miraculous Medal

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It’s never too early to get ready for Thanksgiving, and Linvilla Orchards is here to help! Get your Linvilla Orchards Thanksgiving pie through our online ordering service up until the day...

Cost: varies

Where:
Linvilla Orchards
137 W Knowlton Rd
Media, PA  19063
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Telephone: 610-876-7116
Contact Name: Linvilla Orchards
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Join Rutter Roofing in the fight to end hunger. Our goal is to collect 10,000 pounds of non-perishable food donations and fill the #TEAMRUTTER work trailers to be delivered to PHILABUNDANCE, this...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Rutter Roofing
345 Lancaster Ave
Rutter Roofing
Malvern, PA  19355
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Sponsor: Rutter Roofing
Telephone: 610-608-2725
Contact Name: Jackie Blinebury
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Students in West Chester's Art + Design Department present THE SKATE SHOW with hand-made skateboards.

Cost: Free

Where:
West Chester University E.O. Bull Center
2 Rosedale Avenue
West Chester, PA  19383
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Sponsor: Department of Art + Design

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West Chester University's Department of Art + Design Presents The Art of War.

Cost: Free

Where:
West Chester University Knauer Gallery
Swope Music Building & Performing Arts Center
817 S. High Street
West Chester, PA  19383
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Sponsor: West Chester University
Telephone: 484-459-3849
Contact Name: Christine Kozsuch

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Based on the internationally bestselling Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook series! The Worst-Case Scenario: Survival Experience is a logical series of fun and immersive physical challenges...

Cost: $30.00

Where:
The Franklin Institute
222 North 20th Street
Philadelphia , PA  19103
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Telephone: 215-448-1200
Contact Name: The Franklin Institute
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Explore Cinderella & Co.--Three Fairy Tales Reimagined at the Brandywine River Museum of Art. This exhibition will feature a braod array of illustrations for three well-known and...

Cost: Included with Museum admission

Where:
Brandywine River Museum of Art
1 Hoffman's Mill Road
Chadds Ford, PA  19317
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Civil War and Reconstruction: The Battle for Freedom and Equality On May 9, 2019, the National Constitution Center’s new permanent exhibit—the first in America devoted to exploring the...

Cost: General Admission

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch St
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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American Treasures: Documenting the Nation’s Founding explores the drafting of the U.S. Constitution in 1787, highlighting the key proposals and significant compromises that influenced the...

Cost: Varies

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch St.
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Sponsor: National Constitution Center
Telephone: 215-409-6600
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Explore Hamilton: The Constitutional Clashes That Shaped a Nation, the National Constitution Center’s compelling new exhibit which highlights the competing ideas of Alexander Hamilton and his...

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch St.
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Sponsor: National Constitution Center
Telephone: 215-409-6600
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The National Constitution Center is proud to display a first edition Stone Engraving of the Declaration of Independence, a rare copy of the first public printing of the U.S. Constitution, and...

Cost: Varies

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch St.
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Sponsor: National Constitution Center
Telephone: 215-409-6600

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September 28, 2019 – March 17, 2020 Follow the untold story of Irish soldier and artist Richard St. George, whose personal trauma and untimely death provide a window into the entangled...

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

Where:
Museum of the American Revolution
101 S. Third Street
Philadelphia, PA  19106
View map »


Telephone: 215-253-6731
Website »

More information

  Announcement to Area Artists, Art Lovers, & Collectors   From: Philadelphia / Tri-State Artists Equity Artists Equity Fall Members Show, The Incredible Lightness of Art,...

Cost: Free

Where:
Community Arts Center
414 Plush Mill Rd
Walingford, PA  19086
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Sponsor: Philadelphia / Tri-State Artists Equity
Telephone: 215-738-7089
Contact Name: Boris J Dirnbach
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From the dazzling gold of Queen Elizabeth’s coronation robe to the simple sophistication of Princess Margaret’s wedding dress, Costuming THE CROWN at Winterthur Museum, Garden &...

Cost: $20 adults

Where:
Winterthur Musuem, Garden & Library
5105 Kennett Pike
Winterthur, DE  19735
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SPECIAL EXHIBIT: Open September 28, 2019 - March 17, 2020 What can a life tell us about an era? Follow the untold story of Irish soldier and artist Richard St. George, whose personal trauma...

Cost: Included with Museum Admission

Where:
Museum of the American Revolution
101 S. 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Interdisciplinary artist Rashaad Newsome’s multipart project, Black Magic, is on view at Philadelphia Photo Arts Center. Black Magic is a holistic reflection on agency,...

Cost: 0

Where:
Philadelphia Photo Arts Center
1400 N American Street
Philadelphia, PA  19122
View map »


Sponsor: Rashaad Newsome
Telephone: 215-232-5678
Contact Name: Lori
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Embark on a globetrotting expedition where dinosaurs reign throughout the land. Dinosaurs Around the World introduces visitors to more than a dozen animatronic dinosaurs on a voyage from the...

Cost: Additional $5 with General Admission

Where:
Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University
1900 Ben Franklin Pkwy
Philadelphia, PA  19103
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Contact Name: Carolyn Belardo
Website »

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Come visit Santa Claus in his home away from the North Pole until December 24th. Make memories this holiday season and get your pictures with Santa at the Concord Mall.

Cost: Free

Where:
Concord Mall
4737 Concord Pike
Wilmington, DE  19803
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Contact Name: Vanessa Augello

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Enjoy a relaxed morning out with your little one while engaging with art in the galleries at the Brandywine River Museum of Art. This guided tour is designed especially for adults accompanied by...

Cost: Free with Museum admission

Where:
Brandywine River Museum of Art
1 Hoffman's Mill Road
Chadds Ford, PA  19317
View map »

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This exhibition in the Down Jersey Folklife Center at WheatonArts features paj ntaub artworks and jewelry created by Hmong master artist and teacher, Pang Xiong Sirirathasuk Sikoun. Many of Pang...

Cost: Admission will be $12 Adults, $11 Seniors, $7 Students, Children 5 & under free

Where:
WheatonArts
1000 Village Dr
Millville, NJ  08332
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Now that the Eagles have officially kicked off their season, it’s time to start watching football the right way – with a drink in your hand at Harrah’s Philadelphia....

Cost: Pay as You Go

Where:
Harrah's Philadelphia Casino & Racetrack
777 Harrah's Blvd
Chester, PA  19013
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Children ages 3 to 5 years-old learn about nature and science through hands-on activities. Each week covers a different topic with stories, art projects, science experiments, animal visits and time...

Cost: $56 members, $112 non-members

Where:
Upper Main Line YMCA
1416 Berywn Paoli Road
Berwyn, PA  19312
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Telephone: 610-647-9622
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In this heartwarming and romantic musical comedy, a group of holiday carolers tell the story of Della and Jim, desperately in love with each other but also penniless at the holidays. In their...

Cost: $42-$75

Where:
Walnut Street Theatre
825 Walnut St
Philadelphia, PA  19107
View map »


Telephone: 215-574-3555
Contact Name: Kevin Vestal
Website »

More information

Lead by renowned plastic surgeon Dr. Brad Bengtson, Bengtson Center for Aesthetics and Plastic Surgery offers the full range of surgical and non-surgical medical aesthetics including breast...

Cost: 0

Where:
The Bengtson Center
2155 East Paris
Suite 100
Grand Rapids, MI  49546
View map »


Telephone: 616-588-8880
Contact Name: Brad Bengtson
Website »

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It’s sparkle time at Franklin Square for the 2019 Franklin Square Holiday Festival, including a winter beer garden with fire pits for warmth and charm and Ben’s Sweets & Treats...

Cost: Free

Where:
Franklin Square
6th and Race Streets
Philadelphia, PA  19106
View map »


Sponsor: Historic Philadelphia Inc.
Telephone: 215-629-4026
Website »

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a.kitchen returns with its annual Choucroute and Cider Fest which will run from November 2 through November 30 this year. While this festival is a tradition of sorts for a.kitchen + bar, this...

Cost: $35

Where:
a.kitchen + bar
135 S 18th St
Philadelphia, PA  19103
View map »

More information

With an immensely diverse body of creative work, Ed Emshwiller is perhaps one of the most significant moving image artists of the 20th century. From his early science fiction illustrations in the...

Cost: $8 – $10

Where:
, PA


Sponsor: Lightbox Film Center
Telephone: 215-895-6590
Website »

More information

Photo Pop is back! Photo Pop's Winter Wonderland exhibit is an experience where guests can immerse themselves in a magical Wonderland filled with selfie-worthy art, sensational murals,...

Cost: $15 for adults, $10 for children 10 and younger, free for children 5 and under

Where:
Photo Pop Philly
111 S Independence Mall E
Philadelphia, PA  19106
View map »

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The 5 Part Shamanic Apprenticeship  with Amy Mermaid IsakovSanctioned Shamanic Teacher in the Pachakuti Mesa TraditionCross-Cultural Shamanic Arts for Personal and Planetary RenewalYou...

Cost: 1500

Where:
Valley Forge Mountain
, PA  19460


Sponsor: Village Welness
Telephone: 610-203-3747
Contact Name: Lance Isakov
Website »

More information

Fairytales collide in our brand new holiday panto — Robin Hood is dead, his merry men are in hiding, and Nottinghamshire is taken over by a greedy villainess. (Gasp!) Can a new hero, or...

Cost: $35-58

Where:
People's Light
39 Conestoga Road
Malvern, PA  19355
View map »

More information

Inspired by a true story from the 1920's, this play is performed in situ in a mansion where the mansion is the stage and the audience moves between its grand stately rooms as the drama and...

Cost: $60

Where:
Greystone Hall
1034 Phoenixville Pike
West Chester, PA  19380
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Sponsor: The Colonial Playhouse
Contact Name: Kathleen Malloy

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Don't miss the first outstanding speaker in Main Line Reform Temple's Speaker Series, JON MEACHAM! Meacham, a Pulitzer Prize winning author and presidential historian, will speak on...

Cost: 60

Where:
Main Line Reform Temple
410 Montgomery Ave
Wynnewood, PA  19096
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Sponsor: Main Line Reform Temple
Telephone: 610-649-7800
Contact Name: Davida Chornock
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Students in West Chester University's Department of Theatre & Dance Present Fefu and Her Friends, by Maria Irene Fornes. 

Cost: $12

Where:
West Chester University
E.O Bull Center for the Arts
2 R
West Chester, PA  19383
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Sponsor: Department of Theatre & Dance
Telephone: 484-459-3849
Contact Name: Christine Kozsuch

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Joseph Caminiti, director

Cost: Free Admission

Where:
Emilie K. Asplund Concert Hall
700 S High St
West Chester , PA  19383
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In conversation with Zach Blackwood   Tommy “Teebs” Pico is author of the books IRL, Nature Poem, Junk, Feed, and myriad keen tweets including...

Cost: Free

Where:
FringeArts
140 N. Columbus Blvd
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Heading to the game on Sunday but don’t know what to bring? South Square Market has you covered. With hoagies, water bottles, soda, chips, french onion dip, and cookies, you’ll be the...

Cost: varies

Where:
South Square Market
2221 South St, Philadelphia, PA 19146
Philadelphia, PA  19146
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Set your calendars and call your friends because Bryn + Dane’s is bringing Saturday and Sunday all-day BRUNCH at our Malvern location! Whether you’re getting the weekend started or...

Cost: Varies

Where:
Bryn + Dane's Malvern
615 N Morehall Road
Malvern , PA  19355
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Sponsor: Bryn + Dane's
Telephone: (610) 296-5555
Contact Name: Bryn + Dane's
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The Miraculous Medal Shrine Solemn Novena Theme: The Sacrament of Penance Monday– Friday Mass Schedule 7:00 a.m. (Novena/Mass) 9:00 a.m. (Novena/Mass/Sermon) 12:05 p.m....

Cost: 0

Where:
Shrine of the Miraculous Medal
500 E. Chelten Ave
Philadelphia, PA  19144
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Telephone: 215-848-1010
Contact Name: Shrine of the Miraculous Medal

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It’s never too early to get ready for Thanksgiving, and Linvilla Orchards is here to help! Get your Linvilla Orchards Thanksgiving pie through our online ordering service up until the day...

Cost: varies

Where:
Linvilla Orchards
137 W Knowlton Rd
Media, PA  19063
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Telephone: 610-876-7116
Contact Name: Linvilla Orchards
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Join Rutter Roofing in the fight to end hunger. Our goal is to collect 10,000 pounds of non-perishable food donations and fill the #TEAMRUTTER work trailers to be delivered to PHILABUNDANCE, this...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Rutter Roofing
345 Lancaster Ave
Rutter Roofing
Malvern, PA  19355
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Sponsor: Rutter Roofing
Telephone: 610-608-2725
Contact Name: Jackie Blinebury
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West Chester University's Department of Art + Design Presents The Art of War.

Cost: Free

Where:
West Chester University Knauer Gallery
Swope Music Building & Performing Arts Center
817 S. High Street
West Chester, PA  19383
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Sponsor: West Chester University
Telephone: 484-459-3849
Contact Name: Christine Kozsuch

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Students in West Chester's Art + Design Department present THE SKATE SHOW with hand-made skateboards.

Cost: Free

Where:
West Chester University E.O. Bull Center
2 Rosedale Avenue
West Chester, PA  19383
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Sponsor: Department of Art + Design

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Based on the internationally bestselling Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook series! The Worst-Case Scenario: Survival Experience is a logical series of fun and immersive physical challenges...

Cost: $30.00

Where:
The Franklin Institute
222 North 20th Street
Philadelphia , PA  19103
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Telephone: 215-448-1200
Contact Name: The Franklin Institute
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Explore Cinderella & Co.--Three Fairy Tales Reimagined at the Brandywine River Museum of Art. This exhibition will feature a braod array of illustrations for three well-known and...

Cost: Included with Museum admission

Where:
Brandywine River Museum of Art
1 Hoffman's Mill Road
Chadds Ford, PA  19317
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The National Constitution Center is proud to display a first edition Stone Engraving of the Declaration of Independence, a rare copy of the first public printing of the U.S. Constitution, and...

Cost: Varies

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch St.
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Sponsor: National Constitution Center
Telephone: 215-409-6600

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Explore Hamilton: The Constitutional Clashes That Shaped a Nation, the National Constitution Center’s compelling new exhibit which highlights the competing ideas of Alexander Hamilton and his...

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch St.
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Sponsor: National Constitution Center
Telephone: 215-409-6600
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American Treasures: Documenting the Nation’s Founding explores the drafting of the U.S. Constitution in 1787, highlighting the key proposals and significant compromises that influenced the...

Cost: Varies

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch St.
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Sponsor: National Constitution Center
Telephone: 215-409-6600
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Civil War and Reconstruction: The Battle for Freedom and Equality On May 9, 2019, the National Constitution Center’s new permanent exhibit—the first in America devoted to exploring the...

Cost: General Admission

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch St
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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SPECIAL EXHIBIT: Open September 28, 2019 - March 17, 2020 What can a life tell us about an era? Follow the untold story of Irish soldier and artist Richard St. George, whose personal trauma...

Cost: Included with Museum Admission

Where:
Museum of the American Revolution
101 S. 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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From the dazzling gold of Queen Elizabeth’s coronation robe to the simple sophistication of Princess Margaret’s wedding dress, Costuming THE CROWN at Winterthur Museum, Garden &...

Cost: $20 adults

Where:
Winterthur Musuem, Garden & Library
5105 Kennett Pike
Winterthur, DE  19735
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Interdisciplinary artist Rashaad Newsome’s multipart project, Black Magic, is on view at Philadelphia Photo Arts Center. Black Magic is a holistic reflection on agency,...

Cost: 0

Where:
Philadelphia Photo Arts Center
1400 N American Street
Philadelphia, PA  19122
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Sponsor: Rashaad Newsome
Telephone: 215-232-5678
Contact Name: Lori
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September 10, 2019–January 5, 2020  A 19th-century prosthetics workshop, a jazz club featured in the Green Book, and a Polish-American car dealership are vastly different businesses,...

Cost: $6-$20 per nonmember. Members free.

Where:
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
5105 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Sponsor: Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
Telephone: 800-448-388
Contact Name: Information and Tours
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  Announcement to Area Artists, Art Lovers, & Collectors   From: Philadelphia / Tri-State Artists Equity Artists Equity Fall Members Show, The Incredible Lightness of Art,...

Cost: Free

Where:
Community Arts Center
414 Plush Mill Rd
Walingford, PA  19086
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Sponsor: Philadelphia / Tri-State Artists Equity
Telephone: 215-738-7089
Contact Name: Boris J Dirnbach
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September 28, 2019 – March 17, 2020 Follow the untold story of Irish soldier and artist Richard St. George, whose personal trauma and untimely death provide a window into the entangled...

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

Where:
Museum of the American Revolution
101 S. Third Street
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Telephone: 215-253-6731
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Come visit Santa Claus in his home away from the North Pole until December 24th. Make memories this holiday season and get your pictures with Santa at the Concord Mall.

Cost: Free

Where:
Concord Mall
4737 Concord Pike
Wilmington, DE  19803
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Contact Name: Vanessa Augello

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Embark on a globetrotting expedition where dinosaurs reign throughout the land. Dinosaurs Around the World introduces visitors to more than a dozen animatronic dinosaurs on a voyage from the...

Cost: Additional $5 with General Admission

Where:
Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University
1900 Ben Franklin Pkwy
Philadelphia, PA  19103
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Contact Name: Carolyn Belardo
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July 11, 2019–January 5, 2020, Center Gallery   The hit Broadway musical Hamilton sparked renewed interest in the Founding Father and his relationship with Aaron Burr, whom...

Cost: Members free. $6-$20 per nonmember.

Where:
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
5105 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Sponsor: Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
Telephone: 800-448-3883
Contact Name: Information and Tours
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New Horizons Senior Glee Club Announcement of New Music Director: CAROL CEI   Openings for Singers and Instrumentalists! Experience, commitment and sense of fun requested...

Cost: FREE

Where:
New Horizons Senior Center
Borough Hall
100 Conway Avenue, 2nd Floor
Narberth, PA  19072
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Parents and children explore the world of nature through live animal visits, related art projects, stories and fun games! Children must be at least one year six months but less than four years.

Cost: $50 members, $100 non-members

Where:
Upper Main Line YMCA
14
Berwyn, PA  19312
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Telephone: 610-647-9622
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Enjoy a relaxed morning out with your little one while engaging with art in the galleries at the Brandywine River Museum of Art. This guided tour is designed especially for adults accompanied by...

Cost: Free with Museum admission

Where:
Brandywine River Museum of Art
1 Hoffman's Mill Road
Chadds Ford, PA  19317
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This exhibition in the Down Jersey Folklife Center at WheatonArts features paj ntaub artworks and jewelry created by Hmong master artist and teacher, Pang Xiong Sirirathasuk Sikoun. Many of Pang...

Cost: Admission will be $12 Adults, $11 Seniors, $7 Students, Children 5 & under free

Where:
WheatonArts
1000 Village Dr
Millville, NJ  08332
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Now that the Eagles have officially kicked off their season, it’s time to start watching football the right way – with a drink in your hand at Harrah’s Philadelphia....

Cost: Pay as You Go

Where:
Harrah's Philadelphia Casino & Racetrack
777 Harrah's Blvd
Chester, PA  19013
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Children will see just how much fun exercise can be by using the great outdoors as their fitness center right here in the Cassatt Preserve! Climb over logs, jump over rocks and do fun activities to...

Cost: $56 members, $112 non-members

Where:
Upper Main Line YMCA
1416 Berywn Paoli Road
Berwyn, PA  19312
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Sponsor: Upper Main Line YMCA
Telephone: 610-647-9622
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Kids can't resist using our collections of Legos, K'nex, Marble Works and Tinker Toys to create masterpieces! In addition, we will use household materials such as toothpicks, spaghetti and...

Cost: $56 members, $112 non-members

Where:
Upper Main Line YMCA
1416 Berywn Paoli Road
Berwyn, PA  19312
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Sponsor: Upper Main Line YMCA
Telephone: 610-647-9622
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In this heartwarming and romantic musical comedy, a group of holiday carolers tell the story of Della and Jim, desperately in love with each other but also penniless at the holidays. In their...

Cost: $42-$75

Where:
Walnut Street Theatre
825 Walnut St
Philadelphia, PA  19107
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Telephone: 215-574-3555
Contact Name: Kevin Vestal
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Lead by renowned plastic surgeon Dr. Brad Bengtson, Bengtson Center for Aesthetics and Plastic Surgery offers the full range of surgical and non-surgical medical aesthetics including breast...

Cost: 0

Where:
The Bengtson Center
2155 East Paris
Suite 100
Grand Rapids, MI  49546
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Telephone: 616-588-8880
Contact Name: Brad Bengtson
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It’s sparkle time at Franklin Square for the 2019 Franklin Square Holiday Festival, including a winter beer garden with fire pits for warmth and charm and Ben’s Sweets & Treats...

Cost: Free

Where:
Franklin Square
6th and Race Streets
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Sponsor: Historic Philadelphia Inc.
Telephone: 215-629-4026
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As a political cartoonist and veteran back in his native Ireland, St. George added insult to injury when he drew crowds and other famous artists painted his portrait. Our History After Hours...

Cost: $10 General Admission, FREE for Members

Where:
Museum of the American Revolution
101 S 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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a.kitchen returns with its annual Choucroute and Cider Fest which will run from November 2 through November 30 this year. While this festival is a tradition of sorts for a.kitchen + bar, this...

Cost: $35

Where:
a.kitchen + bar
135 S 18th St
Philadelphia, PA  19103
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With an immensely diverse body of creative work, Ed Emshwiller is perhaps one of the most significant moving image artists of the 20th century. From his early science fiction illustrations in the...

Cost: $8 – $10

Where:
, PA


Sponsor: Lightbox Film Center
Telephone: 215-895-6590
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Photo Pop is back! Photo Pop's Winter Wonderland exhibit is an experience where guests can immerse themselves in a magical Wonderland filled with selfie-worthy art, sensational murals,...

Cost: $15 for adults, $10 for children 10 and younger, free for children 5 and under

Where:
Photo Pop Philly
111 S Independence Mall E
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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WHO: Mark Trodden Fay R. and Eugene L. Langberg Professor of Physics and Department Chair School of Arts & Sciences University of Pennsylvania    ...

Cost: Free

Where:
Suzanne Roberts Theater
480 South Broad Street
Philadelphia , PA  19146
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Sponsor: School of Arts & Sciences, University of Pennsylvania
Contact Name: Amber Grier

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The infinite beauty of storytelling consumes this provocative adaptation of Homer’s classic. The Trojan War is placed beside our modern day, presenting the allure of wartime heroism and the...

Cost: $18 and up

Where:
Arden Theatre Co - Hamilton Family Arts Center
62 N 2nd Street
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Sponsor: Arden Theatre Company
Telephone: 215-922-1122
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Joseph Flammer and his longtime investigations partner, Diane Hill, speak on the bone-chilling topic of ghosts and the paranormal. They've been working together since 2002, encountering scores of...

Cost: free

Where:
Tredyffrin Public Library
582 Upper Gulph Road
Strafford, PA  19087
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Sponsor: Main Line MUFON
Telephone: 610-688-4974
Contact Name: B. Dudley
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Are you a Woman who loves to sing?  The Valley Forge Chorus invites you to sing with us during our 2019 Holiday Show on December 14th at the Players Club of Swarthmore, PA.  You will...

Cost: 0.00

Where:
Rear Hall - Christ Church Ithan
536 Conestoga Road
Villanova, PA  19085
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Sponsor: Valley Forge Chorus
Contact Name: Michele Woodward
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The 5 Part Shamanic Apprenticeship  with Amy Mermaid IsakovSanctioned Shamanic Teacher in the Pachakuti Mesa TraditionCross-Cultural Shamanic Arts for Personal and Planetary RenewalYou...

Cost: 1500

Where:
Valley Forge Mountain
, PA  19460


Sponsor: Village Welness
Telephone: 610-203-3747
Contact Name: Lance Isakov
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Fairytales collide in our brand new holiday panto — Robin Hood is dead, his merry men are in hiding, and Nottinghamshire is taken over by a greedy villainess. (Gasp!) Can a new hero, or...

Cost: $35-58

Where:
People's Light
39 Conestoga Road
Malvern, PA  19355
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Inspired by a true story from the 1920's, this play is performed in situ in a mansion where the mansion is the stage and the audience moves between its grand stately rooms as the drama and...

Cost: $60

Where:
Greystone Hall
1034 Phoenixville Pike
West Chester, PA  19380
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Sponsor: The Colonial Playhouse
Contact Name: Kathleen Malloy

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Based on the book by Cheryl Strayed, Tiny Beautiful Things explores Strayed’s time as the anonymous advice columnist, Dear Sugar. While navigating her readers’ questions and...

Cost: $18 and up

Where:
Arden Theatre Company
40 N 2nd St
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Telephone: 215.922.1122
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For one night, Chef Nick Elmi is going to change Laurel’s entire menu and "cook the book" for guests. His brand new cookbook, Laurel: Modern American Flavors in Philadelphia is divided into four...

Cost: $225

Where:
Laurel
1617 East Passyunk Avenue
Philadelphia, PA  19148
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In this heartwarming and romantic musical comedy, a group of holiday carolers tell the story of Della and Jim, desperately in love with each other but also penniless at the holidays. In their...

Cost: $42-$75

Where:
Walnut Street Theatre
825 Walnut St
Philadelphia, PA  19107
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Telephone: 215-574-3555
Contact Name: Kevin Vestal
Website »

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Students in West Chester University's Department of Theatre & Dance Present Fefu and Her Friends, by Maria Irene Fornes. 

Cost: $12

Where:
West Chester University
E.O Bull Center for the Arts
2 R
West Chester, PA  19383
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Sponsor: Department of Theatre & Dance
Telephone: 484-459-3849
Contact Name: Christine Kozsuch

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The greatest fairy tale never told comes to life as never before in Shrek The Musical, the award-winning Broadway musical based on the Oscar-winning movie. A reclusive ogre finds himself on a...

Cost: $27-$97

Where:
825 Walnut Street
825 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA  19107
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Tuesday - Saturday performances begin at 8 PM Sunday performances begin at 2 PM   By William Shakespeare Directed by Edward Sobel​   Beware the forest outside Athens,...

Cost: $21 - $25

Where:
Villanova University - Vasey Hall
800 E Lancaster Ave.
Villanova, PA  19085
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Sponsor: Villanova Theatre
Telephone: 610-519-7474
Contact Name: Villanova Theatre Box Office
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Heading to the game on Sunday but don’t know what to bring? South Square Market has you covered. With hoagies, water bottles, soda, chips, french onion dip, and cookies, you’ll be the...

Cost: varies

Where:
South Square Market
2221 South St, Philadelphia, PA 19146
Philadelphia, PA  19146
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Set your calendars and call your friends because Bryn + Dane’s is bringing Saturday and Sunday all-day BRUNCH at our Malvern location! Whether you’re getting the weekend started or...

Cost: Varies

Where:
Bryn + Dane's Malvern
615 N Morehall Road
Malvern , PA  19355
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Sponsor: Bryn + Dane's
Telephone: (610) 296-5555
Contact Name: Bryn + Dane's
Website »

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The Miraculous Medal Shrine Solemn Novena Theme: The Sacrament of Penance Monday– Friday Mass Schedule 7:00 a.m. (Novena/Mass) 9:00 a.m. (Novena/Mass/Sermon) 12:05 p.m....

Cost: 0

Where:
Shrine of the Miraculous Medal
500 E. Chelten Ave
Philadelphia, PA  19144
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Telephone: 215-848-1010
Contact Name: Shrine of the Miraculous Medal

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It’s never too early to get ready for Thanksgiving, and Linvilla Orchards is here to help! Get your Linvilla Orchards Thanksgiving pie through our online ordering service up until the day...

Cost: varies

Where:
Linvilla Orchards
137 W Knowlton Rd
Media, PA  19063
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Telephone: 610-876-7116
Contact Name: Linvilla Orchards
Website »

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Join Rutter Roofing in the fight to end hunger. Our goal is to collect 10,000 pounds of non-perishable food donations and fill the #TEAMRUTTER work trailers to be delivered to PHILABUNDANCE, this...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Rutter Roofing
345 Lancaster Ave
Rutter Roofing
Malvern, PA  19355
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Sponsor: Rutter Roofing
Telephone: 610-608-2725
Contact Name: Jackie Blinebury
Website »

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Students in West Chester's Art + Design Department present THE SKATE SHOW with hand-made skateboards.

Cost: Free

Where:
West Chester University E.O. Bull Center
2 Rosedale Avenue
West Chester, PA  19383
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Sponsor: Department of Art + Design

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West Chester University's Department of Art + Design Presents The Art of War.

Cost: Free

Where:
West Chester University Knauer Gallery
Swope Music Building & Performing Arts Center
817 S. High Street
West Chester, PA  19383
View map »


Sponsor: West Chester University
Telephone: 484-459-3849
Contact Name: Christine Kozsuch

More information

Explore Hamilton: The Constitutional Clashes That Shaped a Nation, the National Constitution Center’s compelling new exhibit which highlights the competing ideas of Alexander Hamilton and his...

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch St.
Philadelphia, PA  19106
View map »


Sponsor: National Constitution Center
Telephone: 215-409-6600
Website »

More information

Based on the internationally bestselling Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook series! The Worst-Case Scenario: Survival Experience is a logical series of fun and immersive physical challenges...

Cost: $30.00

Where:
The Franklin Institute
222 North 20th Street
Philadelphia , PA  19103
View map »


Telephone: 215-448-1200
Contact Name: The Franklin Institute
Website »

More information

Explore Cinderella & Co.--Three Fairy Tales Reimagined at the Brandywine River Museum of Art. This exhibition will feature a braod array of illustrations for three well-known and...

Cost: Included with Museum admission

Where:
Brandywine River Museum of Art
1 Hoffman's Mill Road
Chadds Ford, PA  19317
View map »

More information

Civil War and Reconstruction: The Battle for Freedom and Equality On May 9, 2019, the National Constitution Center’s new permanent exhibit—the first in America devoted to exploring the...

Cost: General Admission

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch St
Philadelphia, PA  19106
View map »

More information

American Treasures: Documenting the Nation’s Founding explores the drafting of the U.S. Constitution in 1787, highlighting the key proposals and significant compromises that influenced the...

Cost: Varies

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch St.
Philadelphia, PA  19106
View map »


Sponsor: National Constitution Center
Telephone: 215-409-6600
Website »

More information

The National Constitution Center is proud to display a first edition Stone Engraving of the Declaration of Independence, a rare copy of the first public printing of the U.S. Constitution, and...

Cost: Varies

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch St.
Philadelphia, PA  19106
View map »


Sponsor: National Constitution Center
Telephone: 215-409-6600

More information

  Announcement to Area Artists, Art Lovers, & Collectors   From: Philadelphia / Tri-State Artists Equity Artists Equity Fall Members Show, The Incredible Lightness of Art,...

Cost: Free

Where:
Community Arts Center
414 Plush Mill Rd
Walingford, PA  19086
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Sponsor: Philadelphia / Tri-State Artists Equity
Telephone: 215-738-7089
Contact Name: Boris J Dirnbach
Website »

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Embark on a globetrotting expedition where dinosaurs reign throughout the land. Dinosaurs Around the World introduces visitors to more than a dozen animatronic dinosaurs on a voyage from the...

Cost: Additional $5 with General Admission

Where:
Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University
1900 Ben Franklin Pkwy
Philadelphia, PA  19103
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Contact Name: Carolyn Belardo
Website »

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1889 was the year painter William Lathrop came to Bucks County and founded an artist colony that would later be known as the New Hope School of Pennsylvania Impressionism.  Bucks County, its...

Cost: Free

Where:
Gratz Gallery and Conservation Studio
5230 Silo Hill Road
Doylestown, PA  18902
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Sponsor: Gratz Gallery & Conservation Studio
Telephone: 215-348-2500
Contact Name: Paul Gratz
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Come visit Santa Claus in his home away from the North Pole until December 24th. Make memories this holiday season and get your pictures with Santa at the Concord Mall.

Cost: Free

Where:
Concord Mall
4737 Concord Pike
Wilmington, DE  19803
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Contact Name: Vanessa Augello

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September 28, 2019 – March 17, 2020 Follow the untold story of Irish soldier and artist Richard St. George, whose personal trauma and untimely death provide a window into the entangled...

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

Where:
Museum of the American Revolution
101 S. Third Street
Philadelphia, PA  19106
View map »


Telephone: 215-253-6731
Website »

More information

Interdisciplinary artist Rashaad Newsome’s multipart project, Black Magic, is on view at Philadelphia Photo Arts Center. Black Magic is a holistic reflection on agency,...

Cost: 0

Where:
Philadelphia Photo Arts Center
1400 N American Street
Philadelphia, PA  19122
View map »


Sponsor: Rashaad Newsome
Telephone: 215-232-5678
Contact Name: Lori
Website »

More information

July 11, 2019–January 5, 2020, Center Gallery   The hit Broadway musical Hamilton sparked renewed interest in the Founding Father and his relationship with Aaron Burr, whom...

Cost: Members free. $6-$20 per nonmember.

Where:
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
5105 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
View map »


Sponsor: Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
Telephone: 800-448-3883
Contact Name: Information and Tours
Website »

More information

From the dazzling gold of Queen Elizabeth’s coronation robe to the simple sophistication of Princess Margaret’s wedding dress, Costuming THE CROWN at Winterthur Museum, Garden &...

Cost: $20 adults

Where:
Winterthur Musuem, Garden & Library
5105 Kennett Pike
Winterthur, DE  19735
View map »

More information

September 10, 2019–January 5, 2020  A 19th-century prosthetics workshop, a jazz club featured in the Green Book, and a Polish-American car dealership are vastly different businesses,...

Cost: $6-$20 per nonmember. Members free.

Where:
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
5105 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
View map »


Sponsor: Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
Telephone: 800-448-388
Contact Name: Information and Tours
Website »

More information

SPECIAL EXHIBIT: Open September 28, 2019 - March 17, 2020 What can a life tell us about an era? Follow the untold story of Irish soldier and artist Richard St. George, whose personal trauma...

Cost: Included with Museum Admission

Where:
Museum of the American Revolution
101 S. 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Enjoy a relaxed morning out with your little one while engaging with art in the galleries at the Brandywine River Museum of Art. This guided tour is designed especially for adults accompanied by...

Cost: Free with Museum admission

Where:
Brandywine River Museum of Art
1 Hoffman's Mill Road
Chadds Ford, PA  19317
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This exhibition in the Down Jersey Folklife Center at WheatonArts features paj ntaub artworks and jewelry created by Hmong master artist and teacher, Pang Xiong Sirirathasuk Sikoun. Many of Pang...

Cost: Admission will be $12 Adults, $11 Seniors, $7 Students, Children 5 & under free

Where:
WheatonArts
1000 Village Dr
Millville, NJ  08332
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Now that the Eagles have officially kicked off their season, it’s time to start watching football the right way – with a drink in your hand at Harrah’s Philadelphia....

Cost: Pay as You Go

Where:
Harrah's Philadelphia Casino & Racetrack
777 Harrah's Blvd
Chester, PA  19013
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Children see just how much fun science can be by performing hands-on experiments that are ooey, gooey and just plain fun! Kids also hone earth science skills with outdoors hikes and animal science...

Cost: $56 members, $112 non-members

Where:
Upper Main Line YMCA
1416 Berywn Paoli Road
Berwyn, PA  19312
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Sponsor: Upper Main Line YMCA
Telephone: 610-647-9622
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Pints for Paws Supporting PACT November 20th at 7pm at Tired Hands Brew Cafe in Ardmore. The suggested minimum donation for the event is $50. For more information about PACT for Animals,...

Cost: 50

Where:
Tired Hands Brew Cafe
16 Ardmore Avenue
Ardmore, PA  19003
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Sponsor: PACT
Telephone: 610-283-8785
Contact Name: Jeremy Lindy

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It is 1798, and Richard St. George — an artist, wounded Revolutionary War veteran, and wealthy landlord — is in the midst of confronting the second violent revolution of his life. In...

Cost: Included with Museum Admission

Where:
Museum of the American Revolution
101 S. Third Street
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Telephone: 215-253-6731
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Children ages 3 to 5 years-old learn about nature and science through hands-on activities. Each week covers a different topic with stories, art projects, science experiments, animal visits and time...

Cost: $56 members, $112 non-members

Where:
Upper Main Line YMCA
1416 Berywn Paoli Road
Berwyn, PA  19312
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Telephone: 610-647-9622
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In this heartwarming and romantic musical comedy, a group of holiday carolers tell the story of Della and Jim, desperately in love with each other but also penniless at the holidays. In their...

Cost: $42-$75

Where:
Walnut Street Theatre
825 Walnut St
Philadelphia, PA  19107
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Telephone: 215-574-3555
Contact Name: Kevin Vestal
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Lead by renowned plastic surgeon Dr. Brad Bengtson, Bengtson Center for Aesthetics and Plastic Surgery offers the full range of surgical and non-surgical medical aesthetics including breast...

Cost: 0

Where:
The Bengtson Center
2155 East Paris
Suite 100
Grand Rapids, MI  49546
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Telephone: 616-588-8880
Contact Name: Brad Bengtson
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It’s sparkle time at Franklin Square for the 2019 Franklin Square Holiday Festival, including a winter beer garden with fire pits for warmth and charm and Ben’s Sweets & Treats...

Cost: Free

Where:
Franklin Square
6th and Race Streets
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Sponsor: Historic Philadelphia Inc.
Telephone: 215-629-4026
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With an immensely diverse body of creative work, Ed Emshwiller is perhaps one of the most significant moving image artists of the 20th century. From his early science fiction illustrations in the...

Cost: $8 – $10

Where:
, PA


Sponsor: Lightbox Film Center
Telephone: 215-895-6590
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a.kitchen returns with its annual Choucroute and Cider Fest which will run from November 2 through November 30 this year. While this festival is a tradition of sorts for a.kitchen + bar, this...

Cost: $35

Where:
a.kitchen + bar
135 S 18th St
Philadelphia, PA  19103
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An intimate & interactive 2-hour sushi class at Tuna Bar led by our head chefs who provide a live tutorial with easy to follow instructions on how to create a selection of traditional sushi...

Cost: $150

Where:
Tuna Bar
205 Race Street
Philadelphia, , PA  19106
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Sponsor: Tuna Bar
Telephone: (215) 238-8862
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It’s easiest to draw animals when they’re holding still. The Wagner's immobile menagerie includes rapt raptors, flamboyantly feathered ducks, mice in various poses, hedgehogs...

Cost: Tickets are $25, $15 for members.

Where:
Wagner Free Institute of Science
1700 W. Montgomery Avenue
Philadelphia, PA  19121
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Sponsor: Wagner Free Institute of Science
Telephone: 215-763-652924
Contact Name: Coryn Wolk
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To gain notice in an ever-changing world, books must keep up with the times. Join three-time Caldecott-winning illustrator, David Wiesner, as he discusses his strategy for staying current. Featured...

Cost: $15 members & teachers with school ID; $20 non-members

Where:
Brandywine River Museum of Art
1 Hoffman's Mill Road
Chadds Ford, PA  19317
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This is a continuation of the first Financial Fitness 101 event called “How to Not Be Broke.” Part one of this event will include a workshop/discussion about your future finances. Part...

Cost: $10

Where:
Saxbys Headquarters
2300 Chestnut St #310
Philadelphia, PA  19103
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Join us on Wednesday, November 20 from 6 – 8 p.m. to kick off the Holidays in Bucks County at the Bucks County Visitor Center.  Enjoy light refreshments, entertainment and Santa arriving by fire...

Cost: 0

Where:
Bucks County Visitor Center
3207 Street Road
Bensalem, PA  19020
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Telephone: 215-639-0300
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Let us help you set the table this Thanksgiving. We will show you how to design and create everything you need from place cards, to table runners, so that you can be the host with the most this...

Cost: 40.00

Where:
Paper Source Ardmore
103 Coulter Ave
Ardmore, PA  19003
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Telephone: 610-580-0771
Contact Name: Aliya Solomon
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Photo Pop is back! Photo Pop's Winter Wonderland exhibit is an experience where guests can immerse themselves in a magical Wonderland filled with selfie-worthy art, sensational murals,...

Cost: $15 for adults, $10 for children 10 and younger, free for children 5 and under

Where:
Photo Pop Philly
111 S Independence Mall E
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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The infinite beauty of storytelling consumes this provocative adaptation of Homer’s classic. The Trojan War is placed beside our modern day, presenting the allure of wartime heroism and the...

Cost: $18 and up

Where:
Arden Theatre Co - Hamilton Family Arts Center
62 N 2nd Street
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Sponsor: Arden Theatre Company
Telephone: 215-922-1122
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Join leading thought leaders and constitutional scholars—including Larry Lessig, author of the new book They Don't Represent Us: Reclaiming Our Democracy—for a panel discussion of...

Cost: $10 Members, teachers, and students, $18 Non-Members

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Sponsor: John Aglialoro
Telephone: 215-409-6600
Contact Name: National Constitution Center
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Based on the book by Cheryl Strayed, Tiny Beautiful Things explores Strayed’s time as the anonymous advice columnist, Dear Sugar. While navigating her readers’ questions and...

Cost: $18 and up

Where:
Arden Theatre Company
40 N 2nd St
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Telephone: 215.922.1122
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Inspired by a true story from the 1920's, this play is performed in situ in a mansion where the mansion is the stage and the audience moves between its grand stately rooms as the drama and...

Cost: $60

Where:
Greystone Hall
1034 Phoenixville Pike
West Chester, PA  19380
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Sponsor: The Colonial Playhouse
Contact Name: Kathleen Malloy

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Fairytales collide in our brand new holiday panto — Robin Hood is dead, his merry men are in hiding, and Nottinghamshire is taken over by a greedy villainess. (Gasp!) Can a new hero, or...

Cost: $35-58

Where:
People's Light
39 Conestoga Road
Malvern, PA  19355
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The 5 Part Shamanic Apprenticeship  with Amy Mermaid IsakovSanctioned Shamanic Teacher in the Pachakuti Mesa TraditionCross-Cultural Shamanic Arts for Personal and Planetary RenewalYou...

Cost: 1500

Where:
Valley Forge Mountain
, PA  19460


Sponsor: Village Welness
Telephone: 610-203-3747
Contact Name: Lance Isakov
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Students in West Chester University's Department of Theatre & Dance Present Fefu and Her Friends, by Maria Irene Fornes. 

Cost: $12

Where:
West Chester University
E.O Bull Center for the Arts
2 R
West Chester, PA  19383
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Sponsor: Department of Theatre & Dance
Telephone: 484-459-3849
Contact Name: Christine Kozsuch

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In this heartwarming and romantic musical comedy, a group of holiday carolers tell the story of Della and Jim, desperately in love with each other but also penniless at the holidays. In their...

Cost: $42-$75

Where:
Walnut Street Theatre
825 Walnut St
Philadelphia, PA  19107
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Telephone: 215-574-3555
Contact Name: Kevin Vestal
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The greatest fairy tale never told comes to life as never before in Shrek The Musical, the award-winning Broadway musical based on the Oscar-winning movie. A reclusive ogre finds himself on a...

Cost: $27-$97

Where:
825 Walnut Street
825 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA  19107
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Tuesday - Saturday performances begin at 8 PM Sunday performances begin at 2 PM   By William Shakespeare Directed by Edward Sobel​   Beware the forest outside Athens,...

Cost: $21 - $25

Where:
Villanova University - Vasey Hall
800 E Lancaster Ave.
Villanova, PA  19085
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Sponsor: Villanova Theatre
Telephone: 610-519-7474
Contact Name: Villanova Theatre Box Office
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Heading to the game on Sunday but don’t know what to bring? South Square Market has you covered. With hoagies, water bottles, soda, chips, french onion dip, and cookies, you’ll be the...

Cost: varies

Where:
South Square Market
2221 South St, Philadelphia, PA 19146
Philadelphia, PA  19146
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Set your calendars and call your friends because Bryn + Dane’s is bringing Saturday and Sunday all-day BRUNCH at our Malvern location! Whether you’re getting the weekend started or...

Cost: Varies

Where:
Bryn + Dane's Malvern
615 N Morehall Road
Malvern , PA  19355
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Sponsor: Bryn + Dane's
Telephone: (610) 296-5555
Contact Name: Bryn + Dane's
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The Miraculous Medal Shrine Solemn Novena Theme: The Sacrament of Penance Monday– Friday Mass Schedule 7:00 a.m. (Novena/Mass) 9:00 a.m. (Novena/Mass/Sermon) 12:05 p.m....

Cost: 0

Where:
Shrine of the Miraculous Medal
500 E. Chelten Ave
Philadelphia, PA  19144
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Telephone: 215-848-1010
Contact Name: Shrine of the Miraculous Medal

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Join Rutter Roofing in the fight to end hunger. Our goal is to collect 10,000 pounds of non-perishable food donations and fill the #TEAMRUTTER work trailers to be delivered to PHILABUNDANCE, this...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Rutter Roofing
345 Lancaster Ave
Rutter Roofing
Malvern, PA  19355
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Sponsor: Rutter Roofing
Telephone: 610-608-2725
Contact Name: Jackie Blinebury
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It’s never too early to get ready for Thanksgiving, and Linvilla Orchards is here to help! Get your Linvilla Orchards Thanksgiving pie through our online ordering service up until the day...

Cost: varies

Where:
Linvilla Orchards
137 W Knowlton Rd
Media, PA  19063
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Telephone: 610-876-7116
Contact Name: Linvilla Orchards
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Students in West Chester's Art + Design Department present THE SKATE SHOW with hand-made skateboards.

Cost: Free

Where:
West Chester University E.O. Bull Center
2 Rosedale Avenue
West Chester, PA  19383
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Sponsor: Department of Art + Design

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West Chester University's Department of Art + Design Presents The Art of War.

Cost: Free

Where:
West Chester University Knauer Gallery
Swope Music Building & Performing Arts Center
817 S. High Street
West Chester, PA  19383
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Sponsor: West Chester University
Telephone: 484-459-3849
Contact Name: Christine Kozsuch

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The third Thursday in November means one thing — the release of this year’s Beaujolais Nouveau made from gamay grapes out of the Beaujolais region of France. At a.kitchen, the...

Cost: prix fixe

Where:
a.kitchen + bar
135 S 18th St
Philadelphia, PA  19103
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Contact Name: a.kitchen + bar

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Civil War and Reconstruction: The Battle for Freedom and Equality On May 9, 2019, the National Constitution Center’s new permanent exhibit—the first in America devoted to exploring the...

Cost: General Admission

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch St
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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The National Constitution Center is proud to display a first edition Stone Engraving of the Declaration of Independence, a rare copy of the first public printing of the U.S. Constitution, and...

Cost: Varies

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch St.
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Sponsor: National Constitution Center
Telephone: 215-409-6600

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Based on the internationally bestselling Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook series! The Worst-Case Scenario: Survival Experience is a logical series of fun and immersive physical challenges...

Cost: $30.00

Where:
The Franklin Institute
222 North 20th Street
Philadelphia , PA  19103
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Telephone: 215-448-1200
Contact Name: The Franklin Institute
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American Treasures: Documenting the Nation’s Founding explores the drafting of the U.S. Constitution in 1787, highlighting the key proposals and significant compromises that influenced the...

Cost: Varies

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch St.
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Sponsor: National Constitution Center
Telephone: 215-409-6600
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Explore Hamilton: The Constitutional Clashes That Shaped a Nation, the National Constitution Center’s compelling new exhibit which highlights the competing ideas of Alexander Hamilton and his...

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch St.
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Sponsor: National Constitution Center
Telephone: 215-409-6600
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Explore Cinderella & Co.--Three Fairy Tales Reimagined at the Brandywine River Museum of Art. This exhibition will feature a braod array of illustrations for three well-known and...

Cost: Included with Museum admission

Where:
Brandywine River Museum of Art
1 Hoffman's Mill Road
Chadds Ford, PA  19317
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1889 was the year painter William Lathrop came to Bucks County and founded an artist colony that would later be known as the New Hope School of Pennsylvania Impressionism.  Bucks County, its...

Cost: Free

Where:
Gratz Gallery and Conservation Studio
5230 Silo Hill Road
Doylestown, PA  18902
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Sponsor: Gratz Gallery & Conservation Studio
Telephone: 215-348-2500
Contact Name: Paul Gratz
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September 28, 2019 – March 17, 2020 Follow the untold story of Irish soldier and artist Richard St. George, whose personal trauma and untimely death provide a window into the entangled...

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

Where:
Museum of the American Revolution
101 S. Third Street
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Telephone: 215-253-6731
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  Announcement to Area Artists, Art Lovers, & Collectors   From: Philadelphia / Tri-State Artists Equity Artists Equity Fall Members Show, The Incredible Lightness of Art,...

Cost: Free

Where:
Community Arts Center
414 Plush Mill Rd
Walingford, PA  19086
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Sponsor: Philadelphia / Tri-State Artists Equity
Telephone: 215-738-7089
Contact Name: Boris J Dirnbach
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SPECIAL EXHIBIT: Open September 28, 2019 - March 17, 2020 What can a life tell us about an era? Follow the untold story of Irish soldier and artist Richard St. George, whose personal trauma...

Cost: Included with Museum Admission

Where:
Museum of the American Revolution
101 S. 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Interdisciplinary artist Rashaad Newsome’s multipart project, Black Magic, is on view at Philadelphia Photo Arts Center. Black Magic is a holistic reflection on agency,...

Cost: 0

Where:
Philadelphia Photo Arts Center
1400 N American Street
Philadelphia, PA  19122
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Sponsor: Rashaad Newsome
Telephone: 215-232-5678
Contact Name: Lori
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From the dazzling gold of Queen Elizabeth’s coronation robe to the simple sophistication of Princess Margaret’s wedding dress, Costuming THE CROWN at Winterthur Museum, Garden &...

Cost: $20 adults

Where:
Winterthur Musuem, Garden & Library
5105 Kennett Pike
Winterthur, DE  19735
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July 11, 2019–January 5, 2020, Center Gallery   The hit Broadway musical Hamilton sparked renewed interest in the Founding Father and his relationship with Aaron Burr, whom...

Cost: Members free. $6-$20 per nonmember.

Where:
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
5105 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Sponsor: Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
Telephone: 800-448-3883
Contact Name: Information and Tours
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Embark on a globetrotting expedition where dinosaurs reign throughout the land. Dinosaurs Around the World introduces visitors to more than a dozen animatronic dinosaurs on a voyage from the...

Cost: Additional $5 with General Admission

Where:
Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University
1900 Ben Franklin Pkwy
Philadelphia, PA  19103
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Contact Name: Carolyn Belardo
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September 10, 2019–January 5, 2020  A 19th-century prosthetics workshop, a jazz club featured in the Green Book, and a Polish-American car dealership are vastly different businesses,...

Cost: $6-$20 per nonmember. Members free.

Where:
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
5105 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Sponsor: Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
Telephone: 800-448-388
Contact Name: Information and Tours
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Come visit Santa Claus in his home away from the North Pole until December 24th. Make memories this holiday season and get your pictures with Santa at the Concord Mall.

Cost: Free

Where:
Concord Mall
4737 Concord Pike
Wilmington, DE  19803
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Contact Name: Vanessa Augello

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Enjoy a relaxed morning out with your little one while engaging with art in the galleries at the Brandywine River Museum of Art. This guided tour is designed especially for adults accompanied by...

Cost: Free with Museum admission

Where:
Brandywine River Museum of Art
1 Hoffman's Mill Road
Chadds Ford, PA  19317
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This exhibition in the Down Jersey Folklife Center at WheatonArts features paj ntaub artworks and jewelry created by Hmong master artist and teacher, Pang Xiong Sirirathasuk Sikoun. Many of Pang...

Cost: Admission will be $12 Adults, $11 Seniors, $7 Students, Children 5 & under free

Where:
WheatonArts
1000 Village Dr
Millville, NJ  08332
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Now that the Eagles have officially kicked off their season, it’s time to start watching football the right way – with a drink in your hand at Harrah’s Philadelphia....

Cost: Pay as You Go

Where:
Harrah's Philadelphia Casino & Racetrack
777 Harrah's Blvd
Chester, PA  19013
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It is 1798, and Richard St. George — an artist, wounded Revolutionary War veteran, and wealthy landlord — is in the midst of confronting the second violent revolution of his life. In...

Cost: Included with Museum Admission

Where:
Museum of the American Revolution
101 S. Third Street
Philadelphia, PA  19106
View map »


Telephone: 215-253-6731
Website »

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The greatest fairy tale never told comes to life as never before in Shrek The Musical, the award-winning Broadway musical based on the Oscar-winning movie. A reclusive ogre finds himself on a...

Cost: $27-$97

Where:
Walnut Street Theatre
825 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA  19107
View map »

More information

In this heartwarming and romantic musical comedy, a group of holiday carolers tell the story of Della and Jim, desperately in love with each other but also penniless at the holidays. In their...

Cost: $42-$75

Where:
Walnut Street Theatre
825 Walnut St
Philadelphia, PA  19107
View map »


Telephone: 215-574-3555
Contact Name: Kevin Vestal
Website »

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Lead by renowned plastic surgeon Dr. Brad Bengtson, Bengtson Center for Aesthetics and Plastic Surgery offers the full range of surgical and non-surgical medical aesthetics including breast...

Cost: 0

Where:
The Bengtson Center
2155 East Paris
Suite 100
Grand Rapids, MI  49546
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Telephone: 616-588-8880
Contact Name: Brad Bengtson
Website »

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It’s sparkle time at Franklin Square for the 2019 Franklin Square Holiday Festival, including a winter beer garden with fire pits for warmth and charm and Ben’s Sweets & Treats...

Cost: Free

Where:
Franklin Square
6th and Race Streets
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Sponsor: Historic Philadelphia Inc.
Telephone: 215-629-4026
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With an immensely diverse body of creative work, Ed Emshwiller is perhaps one of the most significant moving image artists of the 20th century. From his early science fiction illustrations in the...

Cost: $8 – $10

Where:
, PA


Sponsor: Lightbox Film Center
Telephone: 215-895-6590
Website »

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a.kitchen returns with its annual Choucroute and Cider Fest which will run from November 2 through November 30 this year. While this festival is a tradition of sorts for a.kitchen + bar, this...

Cost: $35

Where:
a.kitchen + bar
135 S 18th St
Philadelphia, PA  19103
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This free, community event invites guests to learn how to kiss their cable bill goodbye. This workshop will be led by Joel Price, a local technology education coordinator. The event will touch on...

Cost: Free

Where:
Ardent Credit Union Oaks Branch
110 Black Rock Rd,
Phoenixville, , PA  19460
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Sponsor: Ardent Credit Union
Telephone: (800) 806-9465
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Through this information session, attendees will learn about the artist opportunities available for visual artists, performers, cultural organizations and more through the Office of Arts, Culture...

Cost: Free

Where:
Free Library of Philadelphia – Kingsessing Branch
1201 S 51st St
Philadelphia, PA  19143
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Sponsor: City of Philadelphia Office of Arts, Culture and the Creative Economy
Telephone: 215-686-0343
Contact Name: Dan Gasiewski
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Up your game this holiday season! In this class we will show you the ropes when it comes to creating beautiful insta-worthy envelopes. Learn everything from envelope lining to addressing, and leave...

Cost: 40.00

Where:
Paper Source Ardmore
103 Coulter Ave
Ardmore, PA  19003
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Telephone: 610-580-0771
Contact Name: Aliya Solomon
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Photo Pop is back! Photo Pop's Winter Wonderland exhibit is an experience where guests can immerse themselves in a magical Wonderland filled with selfie-worthy art, sensational murals,...

Cost: $15 for adults, $10 for children 10 and younger, free for children 5 and under

Where:
Photo Pop Philly
111 S Independence Mall E
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Read the Revolution Speaker Series 2019-2020: T.H. Breen  Featured Book: The Will of the People: The Revolutionary Birth of America (Belknap Press, September 2019) T. H. Breen...

Cost: $10-$20

Where:
Museum of the American Revolution
101 S. Third Street
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Talk and taste event featuring the recent release of cookbook Laurel, with authors Nick Elmi and Adam Erace and photographer Neal Santos Philadelphia’s own Laurel Restaurant is known for...

Cost: $10

Where:
Free Library of Philadelphia,
1901 Vine St, 4th Floor
Philadelphia, PA  19103
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The infinite beauty of storytelling consumes this provocative adaptation of Homer’s classic. The Trojan War is placed beside our modern day, presenting the allure of wartime heroism and the...

Cost: $18 and up

Where:
Arden Theatre Co - Hamilton Family Arts Center
62 N 2nd Street
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Sponsor: Arden Theatre Company
Telephone: 215-922-1122
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Join the Hotel Hershey to celebrate the First Wine of the Season.. Nouveau! There will be a reception featuring Georges Duboeuf Beaujolais Nouveau and Nouveau Rose! Don't forget to wear your tie...

Cost: Complimentary

Where:
Hotel Hershey
100 Hotel Road
Hershey, PA  17033
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Not sure what type of wine to serve with your Thanksgiving feast? Reserve those worries for this year’s dinner discussion, and let us talk you through some classic options. We’ll guide a...

Cost: $45

Where:
What Am I Drinking?! wine education studio
28 Summit Grove Ave.
Bryn Mawr, PA  19010
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Sponsor: What Am I Drinking?!
Telephone: (484) 383-3259
Contact Name: Serena
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Hear the amazing cast of RTC's Into the Woods sing Broadway favorites!   Thursday, November 21st at The Chester County Historical Society 6:30 - 8:30 pm 6:30 - Doors...

Cost: $35 (includes drinks and appetizers)

Where:
Chester County Historical Society
225 N High St
West Chester, PA  19380
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Sponsor: Resident Theater Company

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Inspired by a true story from the 1920's, this play is performed in situ in a mansion where the mansion is the stage and the audience moves between its grand stately rooms as the drama and...

Cost: $60

Where:
Greystone Hall
1034 Phoenixville Pike
West Chester, PA  19380
View map »


Sponsor: The Colonial Playhouse
Contact Name: Kathleen Malloy

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The 5 Part Shamanic Apprenticeship  with Amy Mermaid IsakovSanctioned Shamanic Teacher in the Pachakuti Mesa TraditionCross-Cultural Shamanic Arts for Personal and Planetary RenewalYou...

Cost: 1500

Where:
Valley Forge Mountain
, PA  19460


Sponsor: Village Welness
Telephone: 610-203-3747
Contact Name: Lance Isakov
Website »

More information

Fairytales collide in our brand new holiday panto — Robin Hood is dead, his merry men are in hiding, and Nottinghamshire is taken over by a greedy villainess. (Gasp!) Can a new hero, or...

Cost: $35-58

Where:
People's Light
39 Conestoga Road
Malvern, PA  19355
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Based on the book by Cheryl Strayed, Tiny Beautiful Things explores Strayed’s time as the anonymous advice columnist, Dear Sugar. While navigating her readers’ questions and...

Cost: $18 and up

Where:
Arden Theatre Company
40 N 2nd St
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Telephone: 215.922.1122
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The Academy of Vocal Arts opens its 85th opera season with Mozart’s comic masterpiece. Figaro and Susanna’s plans to marry go awry as their philandering employer, the Count, attempts to...

Cost: $25 - $103

Where:
The Haverford School
450 US-30
Apt, Suite, Bldg. (optional)
Haverford, PA  19041
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Sponsor: Academy of Vocal Arts
Telephone: 215-735-1685
Contact Name: Camille Mola
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AVA opens its 85th opera season with Mozart’s comic masterpiece. Figaro and Susanna’s plans to marry go awry as their philandering employer, the Count, attempts to seduce Susanna. With...

Cost: $25 - $103

Where:
The Haverford School
450 US-30
Apt, Suite, Bldg. (optional)
Haverford, PA  19041
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Sponsor: Academy of Vocal Arts
Telephone: 215-735-1685
Contact Name: Camille Mola

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In this heartwarming and romantic musical comedy, a group of holiday carolers tell the story of Della and Jim, desperately in love with each other but also penniless at the holidays. In their...

Cost: $42-$75

Where:
Walnut Street Theatre
825 Walnut St
Philadelphia, PA  19107
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Telephone: 215-574-3555
Contact Name: Kevin Vestal
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Students in West Chester University's Department of Theatre & Dance Present Fefu and Her Friends, by Maria Irene Fornes. 

Cost: $12

Where:
West Chester University
E.O Bull Center for the Arts
2 R
West Chester, PA  19383
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Sponsor: Department of Theatre & Dance
Telephone: 484-459-3849
Contact Name: Christine Kozsuch

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The greatest fairy tale never told comes to life as never before in Shrek The Musical, the award-winning Broadway musical based on the Oscar-winning movie. A reclusive ogre finds himself on a...

Cost: $27-$97

Where:
825 Walnut Street
825 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA  19107
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Tuesday - Saturday performances begin at 8 PM Sunday performances begin at 2 PM   By William Shakespeare Directed by Edward Sobel​   Beware the forest outside Athens,...

Cost: $21 - $25

Where:
Villanova University - Vasey Hall
800 E Lancaster Ave.
Villanova, PA  19085
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Sponsor: Villanova Theatre
Telephone: 610-519-7474
Contact Name: Villanova Theatre Box Office
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Heading to the game on Sunday but don’t know what to bring? South Square Market has you covered. With hoagies, water bottles, soda, chips, french onion dip, and cookies, you’ll be the...

Cost: varies

Where:
South Square Market
2221 South St, Philadelphia, PA 19146
Philadelphia, PA  19146
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Set your calendars and call your friends because Bryn + Dane’s is bringing Saturday and Sunday all-day BRUNCH at our Malvern location! Whether you’re getting the weekend started or...

Cost: Varies

Where:
Bryn + Dane's Malvern
615 N Morehall Road
Malvern , PA  19355
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Sponsor: Bryn + Dane's
Telephone: (610) 296-5555
Contact Name: Bryn + Dane's
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The Miraculous Medal Shrine Solemn Novena Theme: The Sacrament of Penance Monday– Friday Mass Schedule 7:00 a.m. (Novena/Mass) 9:00 a.m. (Novena/Mass/Sermon) 12:05 p.m....

Cost: 0

Where:
Shrine of the Miraculous Medal
500 E. Chelten Ave
Philadelphia, PA  19144
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Telephone: 215-848-1010
Contact Name: Shrine of the Miraculous Medal

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Join Rutter Roofing in the fight to end hunger. Our goal is to collect 10,000 pounds of non-perishable food donations and fill the #TEAMRUTTER work trailers to be delivered to PHILABUNDANCE, this...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Rutter Roofing
345 Lancaster Ave
Rutter Roofing
Malvern, PA  19355
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Sponsor: Rutter Roofing
Telephone: 610-608-2725
Contact Name: Jackie Blinebury
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It’s never too early to get ready for Thanksgiving, and Linvilla Orchards is here to help! Get your Linvilla Orchards Thanksgiving pie through our online ordering service up until the day...

Cost: varies

Where:
Linvilla Orchards
137 W Knowlton Rd
Media, PA  19063
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Telephone: 610-876-7116
Contact Name: Linvilla Orchards
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West Chester University's Department of Art + Design Presents The Art of War.

Cost: Free

Where:
West Chester University Knauer Gallery
Swope Music Building & Performing Arts Center
817 S. High Street
West Chester, PA  19383
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Sponsor: West Chester University
Telephone: 484-459-3849
Contact Name: Christine Kozsuch

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Students in West Chester's Art + Design Department present THE SKATE SHOW with hand-made skateboards.

Cost: Free

Where:
West Chester University E.O. Bull Center
2 Rosedale Avenue
West Chester, PA  19383
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Sponsor: Department of Art + Design

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Explore Cinderella & Co.--Three Fairy Tales Reimagined at the Brandywine River Museum of Art. This exhibition will feature a braod array of illustrations for three well-known and...

Cost: Included with Museum admission

Where:
Brandywine River Museum of Art
1 Hoffman's Mill Road
Chadds Ford, PA  19317
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The National Constitution Center is proud to display a first edition Stone Engraving of the Declaration of Independence, a rare copy of the first public printing of the U.S. Constitution, and...

Cost: Varies

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch St.
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Sponsor: National Constitution Center
Telephone: 215-409-6600

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Based on the internationally bestselling Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook series! The Worst-Case Scenario: Survival Experience is a logical series of fun and immersive physical challenges...

Cost: $30.00

Where:
The Franklin Institute
222 North 20th Street
Philadelphia , PA  19103
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Telephone: 215-448-1200
Contact Name: The Franklin Institute
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Explore Hamilton: The Constitutional Clashes That Shaped a Nation, the National Constitution Center’s compelling new exhibit which highlights the competing ideas of Alexander Hamilton and his...

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch St.
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Sponsor: National Constitution Center
Telephone: 215-409-6600
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American Treasures: Documenting the Nation’s Founding explores the drafting of the U.S. Constitution in 1787, highlighting the key proposals and significant compromises that influenced the...

Cost: Varies

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch St.
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Sponsor: National Constitution Center
Telephone: 215-409-6600
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Civil War and Reconstruction: The Battle for Freedom and Equality On May 9, 2019, the National Constitution Center’s new permanent exhibit—the first in America devoted to exploring the...

Cost: General Admission

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch St
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Come visit Santa Claus in his home away from the North Pole until December 24th. Make memories this holiday season and get your pictures with Santa at the Concord Mall.

Cost: Free

Where:
Concord Mall
4737 Concord Pike
Wilmington, DE  19803
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Contact Name: Vanessa Augello

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July 11, 2019–January 5, 2020, Center Gallery   The hit Broadway musical Hamilton sparked renewed interest in the Founding Father and his relationship with Aaron Burr, whom...

Cost: Members free. $6-$20 per nonmember.

Where:
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
5105 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Sponsor: Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
Telephone: 800-448-3883
Contact Name: Information and Tours
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September 10, 2019–January 5, 2020  A 19th-century prosthetics workshop, a jazz club featured in the Green Book, and a Polish-American car dealership are vastly different businesses,...

Cost: $6-$20 per nonmember. Members free.

Where:
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
5105 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Sponsor: Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
Telephone: 800-448-388
Contact Name: Information and Tours
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Embark on a globetrotting expedition where dinosaurs reign throughout the land. Dinosaurs Around the World introduces visitors to more than a dozen animatronic dinosaurs on a voyage from the...

Cost: Additional $5 with General Admission

Where:
Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University
1900 Ben Franklin Pkwy
Philadelphia, PA  19103
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Contact Name: Carolyn Belardo
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Somerville Manning Gallery is pleased to present a father and son exhibition of new works by Greg Mort and Jon Mort from November 22 – December 21, 2019. A reception with both artists will be...

Cost: free

Where:
Somerville Manning Gallery
101 Stone Block Row
Breck's Mill, 2nd Floor
Greenville, DE  19807
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Telephone: 302-652-0271
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From the dazzling gold of Queen Elizabeth’s coronation robe to the simple sophistication of Princess Margaret’s wedding dress, Costuming THE CROWN at Winterthur Museum, Garden &...

Cost: $20 adults

Where:
Winterthur Musuem, Garden & Library
5105 Kennett Pike
Winterthur, DE  19735
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1889 was the year painter William Lathrop came to Bucks County and founded an artist colony that would later be known as the New Hope School of Pennsylvania Impressionism.  Bucks County, its...

Cost: Free

Where:
Gratz Gallery and Conservation Studio
5230 Silo Hill Road
Doylestown, PA  18902
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Sponsor: Gratz Gallery & Conservation Studio
Telephone: 215-348-2500
Contact Name: Paul Gratz
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SPECIAL EXHIBIT: Open September 28, 2019 - March 17, 2020 What can a life tell us about an era? Follow the untold story of Irish soldier and artist Richard St. George, whose personal trauma...

Cost: Included with Museum Admission

Where:
Museum of the American Revolution
101 S. 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Interdisciplinary artist Rashaad Newsome’s multipart project, Black Magic, is on view at Philadelphia Photo Arts Center. Black Magic is a holistic reflection on agency,...

Cost: 0

Where:
Philadelphia Photo Arts Center
1400 N American Street
Philadelphia, PA  19122
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Sponsor: Rashaad Newsome
Telephone: 215-232-5678
Contact Name: Lori
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September 28, 2019 – March 17, 2020 Follow the untold story of Irish soldier and artist Richard St. George, whose personal trauma and untimely death provide a window into the entangled...

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

Where:
Museum of the American Revolution
101 S. Third Street
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Telephone: 215-253-6731
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  Announcement to Area Artists, Art Lovers, & Collectors   From: Philadelphia / Tri-State Artists Equity Artists Equity Fall Members Show, The Incredible Lightness of Art,...

Cost: Free

Where:
Community Arts Center
414 Plush Mill Rd
Walingford, PA  19086
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Sponsor: Philadelphia / Tri-State Artists Equity
Telephone: 215-738-7089
Contact Name: Boris J Dirnbach
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Journey through four historic sites where over 20 trees display decorations inspired by famous fashion designers such as Dior, Chanel, Burberry, and more! These trees are presented alongside our...

Cost: $20 HBMS Multi-site pass, $27 Christmas City Combo Ticket – includes admission t

Where:
Kemerer Museum of Decorative Arts
427 N. New Street
Bethlehem, PA  18018
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Sponsor: Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites
Telephone: 800-360-8687
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Parents and children explore the world of nature through live animal visits, related art projects, stories and fun games! Children must be older than one year six months but less than four years.

Cost: $50 members, $100 non-members

Where:
Upper Main Line YMCA
1416 Berywn Paoli Road
Berwyn, PA  19312
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Telephone: 610-647-9622
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Enjoy a relaxed morning out with your little one while engaging with art in the galleries at the Brandywine River Museum of Art. This guided tour is designed especially for adults accompanied by...

Cost: Free with Museum admission

Where:
Brandywine River Museum of Art
1 Hoffman's Mill Road
Chadds Ford, PA  19317
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This exhibition in the Down Jersey Folklife Center at WheatonArts features paj ntaub artworks and jewelry created by Hmong master artist and teacher, Pang Xiong Sirirathasuk Sikoun. Many of Pang...

Cost: Admission will be $12 Adults, $11 Seniors, $7 Students, Children 5 & under free

Where:
WheatonArts
1000 Village Dr
Millville, NJ  08332
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Now that the Eagles have officially kicked off their season, it’s time to start watching football the right way – with a drink in your hand at Harrah’s Philadelphia....

Cost: Pay as You Go

Where:
Harrah's Philadelphia Casino & Racetrack
777 Harrah's Blvd
Chester, PA  19013
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Experience “The Christmas City” on a walking tour of one of America’s National Historic Landmark Districts with certified guides in period dress leading you through centuries of...

Cost: $18.50 per adult, $12 per child

Where:
Moravian Museum of Bethlehem
66 West Church Street
Bethlehem, PA  18018
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Sponsor: Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites
Telephone: 800-360-8687
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It is 1798, and Richard St. George — an artist, wounded Revolutionary War veteran, and wealthy landlord — is in the midst of confronting the second violent revolution of his life. In...

Cost: Included with Museum Admission

Where:
Museum of the American Revolution
101 S. Third Street
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Telephone: 215-253-6731
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In this heartwarming and romantic musical comedy, a group of holiday carolers tell the story of Della and Jim, desperately in love with each other but also penniless at the holidays. In their...

Cost: $42-$75

Where:
Walnut Street Theatre
825 Walnut St
Philadelphia, PA  19107
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Telephone: 215-574-3555
Contact Name: Kevin Vestal
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Witness the beauty of Bethlehem’s downtown National Historic Landmark District with a Christmas carriage ride. Enjoy a holiday tradition for locals and guests alike. These cozy, serene...

Cost: $72.50 per carriage – each carriage holds up to 4 adults and 2 children on laps

Where:
Central Moravian Church
73 W. Church Street
Bethlehem, PA  18018
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Sponsor: Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites
Telephone: 800-360-8687
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It’s sparkle time at Franklin Square for the 2019 Franklin Square Holiday Festival, including a winter beer garden with fire pits for warmth and charm and Ben’s Sweets & Treats...

Cost: Free

Where:
Franklin Square
6th and Race Streets
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Sponsor: Historic Philadelphia Inc.
Telephone: 215-629-4026
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Lead by renowned plastic surgeon Dr. Brad Bengtson, Bengtson Center for Aesthetics and Plastic Surgery offers the full range of surgical and non-surgical medical aesthetics including breast...

Cost: 0

Where:
The Bengtson Center
2155 East Paris
Suite 100
Grand Rapids, MI  49546
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Telephone: 616-588-8880
Contact Name: Brad Bengtson
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With an immensely diverse body of creative work, Ed Emshwiller is perhaps one of the most significant moving image artists of the 20th century. From his early science fiction illustrations in the...

Cost: $8 – $10

Where:
, PA


Sponsor: Lightbox Film Center
Telephone: 215-895-6590
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a.kitchen returns with its annual Choucroute and Cider Fest which will run from November 2 through November 30 this year. While this festival is a tradition of sorts for a.kitchen + bar, this...

Cost: $35

Where:
a.kitchen + bar
135 S 18th St
Philadelphia, PA  19103
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Photo Pop is back! Photo Pop's Winter Wonderland exhibit is an experience where guests can immerse themselves in a magical Wonderland filled with selfie-worthy art, sensational murals,...

Cost: $15 for adults, $10 for children 10 and younger, free for children 5 and under

Where:
Photo Pop Philly
111 S Independence Mall E
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Shop local and get in the holiday spirit...  Friday, November 22, 2019 from 6pm - 10pm. Festive adults-only evening with live music, signature cocktails, tasty bites, and an incredible...

Cost: Free

Where:
The Waldorf School of Philadelphia
6000 Wayne Avenue
Philadelphia, PA  19144
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Telephone: 215-248-1662
Contact Name: Philly Waldorf
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Family, friends and neighbors are invited to cozy up with warm drinks and snacks to enjoy a crisp fall night under the lights and stars, watching short films from 8 local filmmakers creating...

Cost: 0.00

Where:
The Bank
3750 Lancaster Avenue
Philadelphia , PA  19104
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Sponsor: LOLA 38
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PARTNERS FOR SACRED PLACES ANNOUNCES GROUNDBREAKING INITIATIVE TO PRESERVE HISTORIC ORGANS IN PHILADELPHIA, FOSTER COMMUNITY.   [REGISTER FOR TICKETS]...

Cost: Free

Where:
Location: St. Mary’s Hamilton Village
3916 Locust Walk
Philadelphia, PA  19104
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Telephone: 215.567.3234
Contact Name: Partners for Sacred Places
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The infinite beauty of storytelling consumes this provocative adaptation of Homer’s classic. The Trojan War is placed beside our modern day, presenting the allure of wartime heroism and the...

Cost: $18 and up

Where:
Arden Theatre Co - Hamilton Family Arts Center
62 N 2nd Street
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Sponsor: Arden Theatre Company
Telephone: 215-922-1122
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Take a journey with us to the Land of the Sweets! For over 25 years, the Pennsylvania Academy of Ballet has been bringing the holiday classic ballet “The Nutcracker” to our stage. A...

Cost: $10-$23

Where:
Upper Darby Performing Arts Center
601 N. Lansdowne Avenue
Drexel Hill, PA  19026
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Sponsor: Pennsylvania Academy of Ballet Society
Telephone: 610-622-1189
Contact Name: Ryan Stone
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Inspired by a true story from the 1920's, this play is performed in situ in a mansion where the mansion is the stage and the audience moves between its grand stately rooms as the drama and...

Cost: $60

Where:
Greystone Hall
1034 Phoenixville Pike
West Chester, PA  19380
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Sponsor: The Colonial Playhouse
Contact Name: Kathleen Malloy

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Community Arts Center’s fall Friday Night Live concert series wraps up with live world jazz music by Phyllis Chapell and live art by Rinal Parikh on November 22nd at 414 Plush Mill Road,...

Cost: $10-$15

Where:
Community Arts Center
414 Plush Mill Road
Wallingford, PA  19086
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Telephone: 610-604-9604
Contact Name: Community Arts Center
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Fairytales collide in our brand new holiday panto — Robin Hood is dead, his merry men are in hiding, and Nottinghamshire is taken over by a greedy villainess. (Gasp!) Can a new hero, or...

Cost: $35-58

Where:
People's Light
39 Conestoga Road
Malvern, PA  19355
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Based on the book by Cheryl Strayed, Tiny Beautiful Things explores Strayed’s time as the anonymous advice columnist, Dear Sugar. While navigating her readers’ questions and...

Cost: $18 and up

Where:
Arden Theatre Company
40 N 2nd St
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Telephone: 215.922.1122
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On Friday, November 22, dancer and Dancing Classrooms Philly (DCP) Teaching Artist Donna J. Boyle is hosting a Dance Lesson & Mixed Music Dance Party in support of DCP. DCP's mission is to...

Cost: $15

Where:
Church on the Mall
500 Germantown Pike West
Plymouth Meeting, PA  19462
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Sponsor: Dancing Classrooms Philly
Telephone: 215-829-9522 x 106
Contact Name: Jessical Lynch
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The 5 Part Shamanic Apprenticeship  with Amy Mermaid IsakovSanctioned Shamanic Teacher in the Pachakuti Mesa TraditionCross-Cultural Shamanic Arts for Personal and Planetary RenewalYou...

Cost: 1500

Where:
Valley Forge Mountain
, PA  19460


Sponsor: Village Welness
Telephone: 610-203-3747
Contact Name: Lance Isakov
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In this heartwarming and romantic musical comedy, a group of holiday carolers tell the story of Della and Jim, desperately in love with each other but also penniless at the holidays. In their...

Cost: $42-$75

Where:
Walnut Street Theatre
825 Walnut St
Philadelphia, PA  19107
View map »


Telephone: 215-574-3555
Contact Name: Kevin Vestal
Website »

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Tuesday - Saturday performances begin at 8 PM Sunday performances begin at 2 PM   By William Shakespeare Directed by Edward Sobel​   Beware the forest outside Athens,...

Cost: $21 - $25

Where:
Villanova University - Vasey Hall
800 E Lancaster Ave.
Villanova, PA  19085
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Sponsor: Villanova Theatre
Telephone: 610-519-7474
Contact Name: Villanova Theatre Box Office
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The greatest fairy tale never told comes to life as never before in Shrek The Musical, the award-winning Broadway musical based on the Oscar-winning movie. A reclusive ogre finds himself on a...

Cost: $27-$97

Where:
825 Walnut Street
825 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA  19107
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Heading to the game on Sunday but don’t know what to bring? South Square Market has you covered. With hoagies, water bottles, soda, chips, french onion dip, and cookies, you’ll be the...

Cost: varies

Where:
South Square Market
2221 South St, Philadelphia, PA 19146
Philadelphia, PA  19146
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Set your calendars and call your friends because Bryn + Dane’s is bringing Saturday and Sunday all-day BRUNCH at our Malvern location! Whether you’re getting the weekend started or...

Cost: Varies

Where:
Bryn + Dane's Malvern
615 N Morehall Road
Malvern , PA  19355
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Sponsor: Bryn + Dane's
Telephone: (610) 296-5555
Contact Name: Bryn + Dane's
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The Miraculous Medal Shrine Solemn Novena Theme: The Sacrament of Penance Monday– Friday Mass Schedule 7:00 a.m. (Novena/Mass) 9:00 a.m. (Novena/Mass/Sermon) 12:05 p.m....

Cost: 0

Where:
Shrine of the Miraculous Medal
500 E. Chelten Ave
Philadelphia, PA  19144
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Telephone: 215-848-1010
Contact Name: Shrine of the Miraculous Medal

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Join Rutter Roofing in the fight to end hunger. Our goal is to collect 10,000 pounds of non-perishable food donations and fill the #TEAMRUTTER work trailers to be delivered to PHILABUNDANCE, this...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Rutter Roofing
345 Lancaster Ave
Rutter Roofing
Malvern, PA  19355
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Sponsor: Rutter Roofing
Telephone: 610-608-2725
Contact Name: Jackie Blinebury
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It’s never too early to get ready for Thanksgiving, and Linvilla Orchards is here to help! Get your Linvilla Orchards Thanksgiving pie through our online ordering service up until the day...

Cost: varies

Where:
Linvilla Orchards
137 W Knowlton Rd
Media, PA  19063
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Telephone: 610-876-7116
Contact Name: Linvilla Orchards
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Students in West Chester's Art + Design Department present THE SKATE SHOW with hand-made skateboards.

Cost: Free

Where:
West Chester University E.O. Bull Center
2 Rosedale Avenue
West Chester, PA  19383
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Sponsor: Department of Art + Design

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West Chester University's Department of Art + Design Presents The Art of War.

Cost: Free

Where:
West Chester University Knauer Gallery
Swope Music Building & Performing Arts Center
817 S. High Street
West Chester, PA  19383
View map »


Sponsor: West Chester University
Telephone: 484-459-3849
Contact Name: Christine Kozsuch

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Explore Hamilton: The Constitutional Clashes That Shaped a Nation, the National Constitution Center’s compelling new exhibit which highlights the competing ideas of Alexander Hamilton and his...

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch St.
Philadelphia, PA  19106
View map »


Sponsor: National Constitution Center
Telephone: 215-409-6600
Website »

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Explore Cinderella & Co.--Three Fairy Tales Reimagined at the Brandywine River Museum of Art. This exhibition will feature a braod array of illustrations for three well-known and...

Cost: Included with Museum admission

Where:
Brandywine River Museum of Art
1 Hoffman's Mill Road
Chadds Ford, PA  19317
View map »

More information

Civil War and Reconstruction: The Battle for Freedom and Equality On May 9, 2019, the National Constitution Center’s new permanent exhibit—the first in America devoted to exploring the...

Cost: General Admission

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch St
Philadelphia, PA  19106
View map »

More information

Based on the internationally bestselling Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook series! The Worst-Case Scenario: Survival Experience is a logical series of fun and immersive physical challenges...

Cost: $30.00

Where:
The Franklin Institute
222 North 20th Street
Philadelphia , PA  19103
View map »


Telephone: 215-448-1200
Contact Name: The Franklin Institute
Website »

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1889 was the year painter William Lathrop came to Bucks County and founded an artist colony that would later be known as the New Hope School of Pennsylvania Impressionism.  Bucks County, its...

Cost: Free

Where:
Gratz Gallery and Conservation Studio
5230 Silo Hill Road
Doylestown, PA  18902
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Sponsor: Gratz Gallery & Conservation Studio
Telephone: 215-348-2500
Contact Name: Paul Gratz
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SPECIAL EXHIBIT: Open September 28, 2019 - March 17, 2020 What can a life tell us about an era? Follow the untold story of Irish soldier and artist Richard St. George, whose personal trauma...

Cost: Included with Museum Admission

Where:
Museum of the American Revolution
101 S. 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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5k Run/Walk and 1 Mile Fun Walk Registration: 8:30-9:30a.m. Race: 10:00a.m. Practice, persistence and training… are you ready for the Thanks- A Lot- Trot? Enjoy the scenery and...

Cost: $30

Where:
Camp Laughing Waters
300 Hildebeidel Road
Gilbertsville, PA  19525
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Sponsor: GSEP
Telephone: 215-790-4126
Contact Name: Jenn Glassey
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November 23-January 5, 2020   Discover one of the Brandywine Valley’s most spectacular holiday showcases!  Yuletide at Winterthur embraces the warmth and festivity of the...

Cost: Included with admission. Members free.

Where:
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
5105 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Sponsor: Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
Telephone: 800-448-3883
Contact Name: Information and Tours
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Interdisciplinary artist Rashaad Newsome’s multipart project, Black Magic, is on view at Philadelphia Photo Arts Center. Black Magic is a holistic reflection on agency,...

Cost: 0

Where:
Philadelphia Photo Arts Center
1400 N American Street
Philadelphia, PA  19122
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Sponsor: Rashaad Newsome
Telephone: 215-232-5678
Contact Name: Lori
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Somerville Manning Gallery is pleased to present a father and son exhibition of new works by Greg Mort and Jon Mort from November 22 – December 21, 2019. A reception with both artists will be...

Cost: free

Where:
Somerville Manning Gallery
101 Stone Block Row
Breck's Mill, 2nd Floor
Greenville, DE  19807
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Telephone: 302-652-0271
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September 28, 2019 – March 17, 2020 Follow the untold story of Irish soldier and artist Richard St. George, whose personal trauma and untimely death provide a window into the entangled...

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

Where:
Museum of the American Revolution
101 S. Third Street
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Telephone: 215-253-6731
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September 10, 2019–January 5, 2020  A 19th-century prosthetics workshop, a jazz club featured in the Green Book, and a Polish-American car dealership are vastly different businesses,...

Cost: $6-$20 per nonmember. Members free.

Where:
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
5105 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Sponsor: Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
Telephone: 800-448-388
Contact Name: Information and Tours
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From the dazzling gold of Queen Elizabeth’s coronation robe to the simple sophistication of Princess Margaret’s wedding dress, Costuming THE CROWN at Winterthur Museum, Garden &...

Cost: $20 adults

Where:
Winterthur Musuem, Garden & Library
5105 Kennett Pike
Winterthur, DE  19735
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  Announcement to Area Artists, Art Lovers, & Collectors   From: Philadelphia / Tri-State Artists Equity Artists Equity Fall Members Show, The Incredible Lightness of Art,...

Cost: Free

Where:
Community Arts Center
414 Plush Mill Rd
Walingford, PA  19086
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Sponsor: Philadelphia / Tri-State Artists Equity
Telephone: 215-738-7089
Contact Name: Boris J Dirnbach
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The holiday season is right around the corner and nothing says “Christmas” like a fresh cut Douglas or Canaan Fir Tree! Linvilla Orchards is home to approximately 40,000 trees of all...

Cost: varies

Where:
Linvilla Orchards
137 W Knowlton Rd
Media, PA  19063
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Telephone: 610-876-7116
Contact Name: Linvilla Orchards
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Meet Lila Liberty, a young hero on a quest to spread acceptance and kindness. To complete her mission she needs to collect all six of her Super Hero Gadgets, like Respectacles to see different...

Cost: Included with Admission

Where:
National Liberty Museum
321 Chestnut St.
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Sponsor: National Liberty Museum
Telephone: 215-925-2800
Contact Name: Tessa Coberly
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Come visit Santa Claus in his home away from the North Pole until December 24th. Make memories this holiday season and get your pictures with Santa at the Concord Mall.

Cost: Free

Where:
Concord Mall
4737 Concord Pike
Wilmington, DE  19803
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Contact Name: Vanessa Augello

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A Very Furry Christmas at Sesame Place® is a festive, family-friendly celebration with everyone’s favorite Sesame Street® friends. The park is transformed into a one-of-a-kind...

Cost: visit the website for further detail

Where:
Sesame Place
Sesame Place 100 Sesame Rd
Langhorne, PA  19047
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Telephone: 215-702-3566
Contact Name: Sesame Place
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July 11, 2019–January 5, 2020, Center Gallery   The hit Broadway musical Hamilton sparked renewed interest in the Founding Father and his relationship with Aaron Burr, whom...

Cost: Members free. $6-$20 per nonmember.

Where:
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
5105 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Sponsor: Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
Telephone: 800-448-3883
Contact Name: Information and Tours
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Embark on a globetrotting expedition where dinosaurs reign throughout the land. Dinosaurs Around the World introduces visitors to more than a dozen animatronic dinosaurs on a voyage from the...

Cost: Additional $5 with General Admission

Where:
Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University
1900 Ben Franklin Pkwy
Philadelphia, PA  19103
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Contact Name: Carolyn Belardo
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Parents and children explore the world of nature through live animal visits, related art projects, stories and fun games! Children must be at least one year six months but less than four years.

Cost: $50 members, $100 non-members

Where:
Upper Main Line YMCA
1416 Berywn Paoli Road
Berwyn, PA  19312
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Telephone: 610-647-9622
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Enjoy a relaxed morning out with your little one while engaging with art in the galleries at the Brandywine River Museum of Art. This guided tour is designed especially for adults accompanied by...

Cost: Free with Museum admission

Where:
Brandywine River Museum of Art
1 Hoffman's Mill Road
Chadds Ford, PA  19317
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Katherine Hackl's distinctive pottery is a collection of hand-thrown functional stoneware and porcelain forms decorated with either hand-carved sgraffito or a new etched porcelain process. Each...

Cost: 0

Where:
The Clay Studio
139 N 2nd Street
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Sponsor: The Clay Studio
Telephone: 215-925-3453
Contact Name: Jack Madden
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Take a journey with us to the Land of the Sweets! For over 25 years, the Pennsylvania Academy of Ballet has been bringing the holiday classic ballet “The Nutcracker” to our stage. A...

Cost: $10-$23

Where:
Upper Darby Performing Arts Center
601 N. Lansdowne Avenue
Drexel Hill, PA  19026
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Sponsor: Pennsylvania Academy of Ballet Society
Telephone: 610-622-1189
Contact Name: Ryan Stone
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Make an elegant wreath and fill your home with the scent of fresh pine. Let our talented Garden Center Staff guide you through making your own beautiful wreath for the holidays. Greens and frame...

Cost: $35

Where:
Linvilla Orchards
137 West Knowlton Road
Media, PA  19063
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Sponsor: Linvilla Orchards
Telephone: 610-876-7116
Contact Name: Zeynep Davudoglu
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Katherine Hackl's distinctive pottery is a collection of hand-thrown functional stoneware and porcelain forms decorated with either hand-carved sgraffito or a new etched porcelain process. Each...

Cost: 0

Where:
The Clay Studio
139 N 2nd Street
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Sponsor: The Clay Studio
Telephone: 215-925-3453
Contact Name: Jack Madden
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This exhibition in the Down Jersey Folklife Center at WheatonArts features paj ntaub artworks and jewelry created by Hmong master artist and teacher, Pang Xiong Sirirathasuk Sikoun. Many of Pang...

Cost: Admission will be $12 Adults, $11 Seniors, $7 Students, Children 5 & under free

Where:
WheatonArts
1000 Village Dr
Millville, NJ  08332
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Kantor says that she is drawn to the ocean as a meditative and mysterious place. She researches ancient stories, mythologies, and the contemporary culture that surrounds beach towns and vacation...

Cost: 0

Where:
Reed + Smith Gallery, Clay Studio
139 N 2nd St.
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Sponsor: The Clay Studio
Telephone: 215-925-3453
Contact Name: Clay Studio
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  Saturday, November 23rd, 10.00 a.m. - 4.00 p.m. Family Fun Day A magical experience for all ages with children's activities and holiday shopping with 70 artisans and...

Cost: Free

Where:
The Waldorf School of Philadelphia
6000 Wayne Avenue
Philadelphia, PA  19144
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Telephone: 215-248-1662
Contact Name: Philly Waldorf
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Meet Santa as you travel aboard a vintage steam train for this one-of-a-kind Christmas experience. With a special gift for each child, Santa will greet families at their seat and offer the...

Cost: Adults $20.00; Children (ages 2-11) $14.00; Infants (ages 1 and under) $4

Where:
Strasburg Rail Road
301 Gap Road
Ronks, PA  17572
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Sponsor: Strasburg Rail Road
Telephone: 866-725-9666
Contact Name: Strasburg Rail Road
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Have you always wanted to adopt a dog & had to drive far to a breeder or shelter? Well search no more!!! On Saturday, November 23rd, 2019 at 12PM Noon, we will be hosting Poochkaboose Dog...

Cost: Free

Where:
Towers At Wyncote
8440 Limkiln Pike
Wyncote, PA  19095
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Now that the Eagles have officially kicked off their season, it’s time to start watching football the right way – with a drink in your hand at Harrah’s Philadelphia....

Cost: Pay as You Go

Where:
Harrah's Philadelphia Casino & Racetrack
777 Harrah's Blvd
Chester, PA  19013
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Enjoy relaxing live music with different artists throughout the season while sipping on local, delicious wine. Each weekend at Penns Woods Winery! View the live music schedule...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Penns Woods Winery
124 Beaver Valley Road
Chadds Ford, PA  19317
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Experience “The Christmas City” on a walking tour of one of America’s National Historic Landmark Districts with certified guides in period dress leading you through centuries of...

Cost: $18.50 per adult, $12 per child

Where:
Moravian Museum of Bethlehem
66 West Church Street
Bethlehem, PA  18018
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Sponsor: Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites
Telephone: 800-360-8687
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It is 1798, and Richard St. George — an artist, wounded Revolutionary War veteran, and wealthy landlord — is in the midst of confronting the second violent revolution of his life. In...

Cost: Included with Museum Admission

Where:
Museum of the American Revolution
101 S. Third Street
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Telephone: 215-253-6731
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In this heartwarming and romantic musical comedy, a group of holiday carolers tell the story of Della and Jim, desperately in love with each other but also penniless at the holidays. In their...

Cost: $42-$75

Where:
Walnut Street Theatre
825 Walnut St
Philadelphia, PA  19107
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Telephone: 215-574-3555
Contact Name: Kevin Vestal
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Witness the beauty of Bethlehem’s downtown National Historic Landmark District with a Christmas carriage ride. Enjoy a holiday tradition for locals and guests alike. These cozy, serene...

Cost: $72.50 per carriage – each carriage holds up to 4 adults and 2 children on laps

Where:
Central Moravian Church
73 W. Church Street
Bethlehem, PA  18018
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Sponsor: Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites
Telephone: 800-360-8687
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Take a journey with us to the Land of the Sweets! For over 25 years, the Pennsylvania Academy of Ballet has been bringing the holiday classic ballet “The Nutcracker” to our stage. A...

Cost: $10-$23

Where:
Upper Darby Performing Arts Center
601 N. Lansdowne Avenue
Drexel Hill, PA  19026
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Sponsor: Pennsylvania Academy of Ballet Society
Telephone: 610-622-1189
Contact Name: Ryan Stone
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Lead by renowned plastic surgeon Dr. Brad Bengtson, Bengtson Center for Aesthetics and Plastic Surgery offers the full range of surgical and non-surgical medical aesthetics including breast...

Cost: 0

Where:
The Bengtson Center
2155 East Paris
Suite 100
Grand Rapids, MI  49546
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Telephone: 616-588-8880
Contact Name: Brad Bengtson
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It’s sparkle time at Franklin Square for the 2019 Franklin Square Holiday Festival, including a winter beer garden with fire pits for warmth and charm and Ben’s Sweets & Treats...

Cost: Free

Where:
Franklin Square
6th and Race Streets
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Sponsor: Historic Philadelphia Inc.
Telephone: 215-629-4026
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a.kitchen returns with its annual Choucroute and Cider Fest which will run from November 2 through November 30 this year. While this festival is a tradition of sorts for a.kitchen + bar, this...

Cost: $35

Where:
a.kitchen + bar
135 S 18th St
Philadelphia, PA  19103
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With an immensely diverse body of creative work, Ed Emshwiller is perhaps one of the most significant moving image artists of the 20th century. From his early science fiction illustrations in the...

Cost: $8 – $10

Where:
, PA


Sponsor: Lightbox Film Center
Telephone: 215-895-6590
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Santa Claus is coming to town... right here at Sesame Place! Join us, at 5:00PM, for a special Christmas celebration as Santa illuminates the night for the first time this year to help us...

Cost: visit the website for further detail

Where:
Sesame Place
Sesame Place 100 Sesame Rd
Langhorne, PA  19047
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Contact Name: Sesame Place
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Hear world-acclaimed lutenist Richard Stone and guest artist Cameron Welke perform reconstructed Weiss lute duets in their modern premiere performances. About Tempesta di Mare: Tempesta di Mare...

Cost: $30

Where:
St. Paul's Episcopal Church
22 East Chestnut Hill Ave
Philadelphia, PA  19118
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Sponsor: Tempesta di Mare
Telephone: 215-755-8776
Contact Name: Ulrike Shapiro
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Seeing in the Darkness, the Story of Fanny J Crosby is the story of the prolific hymnist who was born 1820 and wrote over 8,000 hymns. This blind Victorian woman was before her time in her...

Cost: none

Where:
Kissinger's Church
715 Berkshire Blvd
Wyomissing, PA  19610
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Sponsor: Kissinger's Church
Telephone: 610-562-5352
Contact Name: Debi Wahl
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MECRO is an American freight writer who began painting in the early 2000s. With over a decade of work under his belt, he has solidified himself as an internationally recognized practitioner of...

Cost: free

Where:
Works On Paper
1611 WALNUT ST
Mezzanine
PHILADELPHIA, PA  19103
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Telephone: 215-988-9999
Contact Name: Evan Slepian
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Photo Pop is back! Photo Pop's Winter Wonderland exhibit is an experience where guests can immerse themselves in a magical Wonderland filled with selfie-worthy art, sensational murals,...

Cost: $15 for adults, $10 for children 10 and younger, free for children 5 and under

Where:
Photo Pop Philly
111 S Independence Mall E
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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The infinite beauty of storytelling consumes this provocative adaptation of Homer’s classic. The Trojan War is placed beside our modern day, presenting the allure of wartime heroism and the...

Cost: $18 and up

Where:
Arden Theatre Co - Hamilton Family Arts Center
62 N 2nd Street
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Sponsor: Arden Theatre Company
Telephone: 215-922-1122
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Inspired by a true story from the 1920's, this play is performed in situ in a mansion where the mansion is the stage and the audience moves between its grand stately rooms as the drama and...

Cost: $60

Where:
Greystone Hall
1034 Phoenixville Pike
West Chester, PA  19380
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Sponsor: The Colonial Playhouse
Contact Name: Kathleen Malloy

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The 5 Part Shamanic Apprenticeship  with Amy Mermaid IsakovSanctioned Shamanic Teacher in the Pachakuti Mesa TraditionCross-Cultural Shamanic Arts for Personal and Planetary RenewalYou...

Cost: 1500

Where:
Valley Forge Mountain
, PA  19460


Sponsor: Village Welness
Telephone: 610-203-3747
Contact Name: Lance Isakov
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Based on the book by Cheryl Strayed, Tiny Beautiful Things explores Strayed’s time as the anonymous advice columnist, Dear Sugar. While navigating her readers’ questions and...

Cost: $18 and up

Where:
Arden Theatre Company
40 N 2nd St
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Telephone: 215.922.1122
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Fairytales collide in our brand new holiday panto — Robin Hood is dead, his merry men are in hiding, and Nottinghamshire is taken over by a greedy villainess. (Gasp!) Can a new hero, or...

Cost: $35-58

Where:
People's Light
39 Conestoga Road
Malvern, PA  19355
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In this heartwarming and romantic musical comedy, a group of holiday carolers tell the story of Della and Jim, desperately in love with each other but also penniless at the holidays. In their...

Cost: $42-$75

Where:
Walnut Street Theatre
825 Walnut St
Philadelphia, PA  19107
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Telephone: 215-574-3555
Contact Name: Kevin Vestal
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Interdisciplinary artist Rashaad Newsome’s multipart project, Black Magic, is currently on view at the Philadelphia Photo Arts Center. Black Magic is a holistic reflection on...

Cost: $15

Where:
Icebox Project Space
1400 N American Street
Philadelphia, PA  19122
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Sponsor: Rashaad Newsome
Telephone: 215-232-5678
Contact Name: Jack Madden
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On Saturday, November 23rd, The Bryn Mawr College Performing Arts Series will host Alsarah & The Nubatones. Tickets are $20 for the general public, $18 for seniors, $10 for students, and $5 for...

Cost: General Public: $20, Seniors: $18, Students: $10, Children under 12: $5

Where:
McPherson Auditorium, Goodhart Hall
150 N. Merion Avenue
Bryn Mawr, PA  19010
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Sponsor: Bryn Mawr College Performing Arts Series

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Arriving in the U.S. in the mid-1990s after conflict engulfed her native Sudan, Alsarah turned to music as a living link to her homeland, both as an ethnomusicologist and as a singer with...

Cost: $5-$20

Where:
McPherson Auditorium, Goodhart Hall
150 N. Merion Ave.
Bryn Mawr, PA  19010
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Sponsor: Bryn Mawr College Performing Arts Series
Telephone: 610-526-5300
Contact Name: Angela Dowdy
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The greatest fairy tale never told comes to life as never before in Shrek The Musical, the award-winning Broadway musical based on the Oscar-winning movie. A reclusive ogre finds himself on a...

Cost: $27-$97

Where:
825 Walnut Street
825 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA  19107
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Tuesday - Saturday performances begin at 8 PM Sunday performances begin at 2 PM   By William Shakespeare Directed by Edward Sobel​   Beware the forest outside Athens,...

Cost: $21 - $25

Where:
Villanova University - Vasey Hall
800 E Lancaster Ave.
Villanova, PA  19085
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Sponsor: Villanova Theatre
Telephone: 610-519-7474
Contact Name: Villanova Theatre Box Office
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